D'Uccle genetics question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by greenthumb89, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. greenthumb89

    greenthumb89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so porcelain duccles carry the mille fleur and the lavender gene right?

    so if i was to set up a breeding pen of them and had 2 mille fleur hens, 2 lavender hens, and 2 porcelain hens with a porcelain roo or 2. i could genetically have the possibility of getting all the colors right? dont know much about bird color genetics but am trying was thinking this was along the same lines as the BBS color combination
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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  3. greenthumb89

    greenthumb89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...thats what i was hoping to get cleared up when i posted this...
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yes.

    With porcelain rooster(s) with those hens, you'll get porcelains, mille fluers(out of mille hens and those would be carrying lavender. Lavender is recessive so it requires a double dose to express).

    I don't know all of the genes that make up for this pattern so I don't know if the birds out of the lavender hens would be solid lavender, smutty lavender(with off color on necks) or what.. in any case they won't have the mottling or the mille fluer pattern(mottling is recessive).
     
  5. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The color in a mille is produced by the interaction of the columbian gene, the sex linked gold gene and the dominant wheaten gene. Darker ( as in more eumelanin or black pigment) colored milli are most likely brown and not wheaten. They also carry the mottling gene.


    eWh/eWh , Co/Co, mo/mo, s+/s+ or s+/_.

    e+/e+ wild type and eb/eb will also produce a millie


    porcelain x mille fleur= mille fleur

    lavender X mille fleur = black and black leaking red or silver

    lavender X porcelain = lavender or lavender leaking pinkish red


    Tim
     
  6. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Is this correct:

    Porcelain X porcelain= porcelain
    porcelain X black= black ( spilt to mottled and lavender)
    Black ( spilt to mottled and lavender) X Black ( spilt to mottled and lavender) = Lavender,
    lavender (spilt to motted) and Lavender mottled
    Lavender X Lavender=lavender
    Lavender (spilt to mottled ) X Lavender (spit to mottled) = Lavender & Lavender Mottled
    porcelain X lavender = lavender (split to mottled)
    Lavender (spilt to mottled) X Lavender (spit to mottled) = lavender mottled, lavender, porcelain, isabela colombians (non mottled porcelain) isabela duckings (plain & mottled)
     
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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