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Genetics question (monarc23 and spookyevilone?)

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by shelleyd2008, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    A tuxedo quail is made from mixing A&M and normal brown? Is this correct? All I have are 2 male A&M's, and now I have 16 baby jumbo XLD's. So if I put an A&M male with some jumbo females, the babies should be tuxedos? Or am I way off?
     
  2. spookyevilone

    spookyevilone Crazy Quail Lady

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    Quote:Nope, tux come from Tibetans (really really dark brown/red with black beaks and a bright pink 'middle' toe) and English/A&M's.

    A&M's plus XLD's will get you XLD's or whatever other genes are hiding in the A&M. A&M's aren't "pure" white, they're a masking recessive. Hence the occasional dark feathers.

    -Spooky
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Ah well, maybe I'll get lucky and all my jumbos are girls! [​IMG] Then I won't need to cull my A&M's so soon! [​IMG]
     
  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    yeah i have nada else to really reply here to other than Spookie is right it's Tibe to A & M (or tibe to english white).

    But not all tibes have one middle pink toe only i have one tibe (i think it's a girl) who has almost completley all pink feet and legs I'll take a picture later once im not busy cleaning [​IMG]
     

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