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Frizzled sebrights?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by miss heny, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    Now mind you this iz a idea... But can it be done? I know with the Hen fethering abouf 25% of normal sebrights die in the shells,so what would the frizzle gene do? and if it can be even done what would you use to start minus the sebright?
     
  2. NYREDS

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    I have never heard that there was a fatal genetic condition connected to hen feathering. As to Frizzling any breed/variety can be made into a Frizzled form. All it takes is introducing the gene & many generations of selective breeding to get back to something resembling a Sebright.
     
  3. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    I have read it in one of my chicken books (gotta find it) what type of frizzle would you suggest? I was truthfully thinking serama.
     
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  4. NYREDS

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    Don't see why a Serama wouldn't work.
    Are you sure you didn't read about the short-legged gene [Creeper] in Japanese Bantams?
     
  5. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    I've read the short legged genes in the Japanese bantams... o gotta find tie book... but not tonight XD
     

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