Frizzle question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BairleaFarm, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If i breed 2 smooth cochins that came from a frizzle hen / smooth roo could i still get a frizzle? Is the gene recessive?
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    No, it is incompletely dominant. There IS a recessive gene that essentially turns off frizzling, so it is POSSIBLE to get a frizzled bird from non-frizzled parents, but pretty unlikely.
     
  3. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     

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