Dun Color Question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Anira, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. Anira

    Anira Songster

    Apr 5, 2013
    Fossil, OR
    I wanted to do a small project and make some nice, "chocolate" brown bearded/muffed banties. I knew the chocolate OEGB's were not really chocolate, but I went ahead and bought them anyway. Now, I understand nothing about genetics, and when I try to read up on it, it's basically a foreign language to me. No one really explains what any of it means, so I just want a simple answer, if possible.

    My question is, can I use these chicks to make "chocolate" (dun) brown birds? I bought black d'Anvers to breed them to. The project was almost scrapped immediately when my d'Anvers arrived nearly dead, but I managed to revive them.

    I believe this one is considered khaki?

    And this one might actually be slightly brown...
  2. mcrooke45

    mcrooke45 Songster

    Nov 15, 2011
    New Market, TN

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