"Gene" question

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mochicken, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    When I got my Tibetans they were combined, the Tibetans were mixed in with the English White and im sure they bred, I hatched out 6 of my 9 eggs and most of them came from the Whites yet they look Tibetan lol.

    What are the odds of that? Wouldn't you think the white gene would come through stronger since it was the hen?
     
  2. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Expression of a gene relies on the dominance of the gene, not which parent passes it on. The only exception that I can think of would be sex-link recessive genes.
     
  3. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    I don't really have an answer for you right now, but out of curiosity....What color were the others?

    Out of the 6 of 9 hatched. What was the "Golden/Tibetan" ratio? What other colors/patterns did you get?
     
  4. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    3 have yet to hatch as they went in a day later but i will post pics after they all hatch so you can see
     

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