Ducks-Dominant and Recessive Colors

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Table4Six, Oct 14, 2018.

  1. Table4Six

    Table4Six Free Ranging

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    I've been a duck owner for about two and a half years now and from my own experience in hatching cross breeds, it didn't take me long to infer that the color black was a dominant gene and white a recessive gene. Is that right? I guess to put it plainly which colors are recessive and which are dominant, relating to duck genes/colors? Thanks in advance to all those ducky geniuses out there. :lol:
     
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    You got it :) Black is dominant, white is recessive. The article I wrote that Kathy linked to goes into more depth.
     
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    Thank you both so much! I'll read that article. ;)
     
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