Comb Genetics - Single - Rose - Pea

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gilariversun, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. gilariversun

    gilariversun Out Of The Brooder

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    If you cross a pea comb chicken with a single comb - what type comb will the chicks have? How about rose comb with single comb - or - pea comb and rose comb? What comb is dominant?
     
  2. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:search for chicken comb calculator. that will tell you everything you need.
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Pea x Single = Pea with a copy of Single

    Rose x Single = Rose with a copy of Single

    Rose x Pea = Walnut


    That's the general consensus of it, though many people have cross Pea x Single and get many single combed birds.
     
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Quote:I googled that ... and was brought here. [​IMG]
    Do you have a link to what you are referring?
     
  5. karabbitry

    karabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Year of the rooster is correct in the breakdown but only if the pea comb and rosecomb are pure. If the comb type is hetero and has one copy of pea/rose and one copy of Single they will still be either pea or rosecombed. But when crossed to a single comb that will produce both types of combs. Not sure if that makes sense or not. Hope it helped.
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:Yes, I forgot to mention that also. Thanks [​IMG]
     
  7. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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