Genetics behind spotted shanks on mottle java?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by RiddleMe, May 26, 2012.

  1. RiddleMe

    RiddleMe Songster

    Feb 8, 2011
    Central Oregon
    I bought a couple mottled javas locally and the pullet has spotted shanks. I'm just curious what are the genetics behind this, is it linked to the mottling gene or... She will be egg laying eye candy in a mixed flock, I'm just trying to further my knowledge of chicken genetics. Did an internet search and found surprisingly little information.


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