cookoo silkie breeding and genetics

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kiwiadix, May 14, 2010.

  1. kiwiadix

    kiwiadix Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one pair of cooko silkies. I hatched 4 chicks. 2 are cookoo one dark and one light, one is white and the other might be lavender. They are 4 weeks old.

    The pair is not a bad pair but what colors would you use to improve the type? Does anyone know how this color was devleoped?
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    black... cuckoo is a sex link dominant gene.
     

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