Genetics?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by silkielover5, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So In school we are learning about dominate, and recessive genes and figuring out what offspring of plants would look like. And i want to imply it to my birds. What combs are dominate over what? Leg feathering compared to clean legged? Silkied over normal feathers? Colors? Size?
     
  2. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pea and rose comb are dominant over single. Pea + rose = walnut
    feathered shanks are dominant
    silky feathers are recessive
    there are more knowledgeable people than me on the forum
    maybe they can expand on this
    - Walt
     
  3. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for colors and patterns go to the chicken calculator
    http://kippenjungle.nl/kruising.html
    you can find links there to a calculator which could answer some of your other questions
    I keep expecting someone else to chime in, but this will keep your thread in play
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Thanks, that helpful for me too! :D
     

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