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Gold/Golden Neck D'uccles?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TurtleFeathers, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Hi all -

    Can any of you genetic experts tell me what exactly a Gold/Golden Neck D'uccles is? Genetically speaking, that is?
     
  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are a mille fluer that carries dominante white or two blue genes (splash)

    mille fleur= wheaten or brown , gold, columbian, and mottling

    golden neck = wheaten or brown , gold, columbian, and mottling + dominant white or

    wheaten or brown , gold, columbian, and mottling + two blue genes (splash)


    heres how to make one

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=269942




    Tim
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The dominant white or splash replace the black pigment in the mille fleur pattern with white.
     
  4. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Thanks SO much - your info answered SO many of my questions! However, I do still have a few more (and since I don't know what other breeds Golden Necks might apply to, these questions pertain only to d'uccles):

    1. How does one know if they have a dominant white type Golden Neck, or a splash type Golden Neck? Can they be visually identified, or do they have to be bred to find out?

    2. I'm assuming splash type Golden Necks should only be bred to other splash type Golden Necks, regular mille fleurs, or blue mille fleurs? But in the case of the dominant white type, what other color can it be bred to without muddying up the genes (other than other dominant white type Golden Necks)?

    3. What would one get if they crossed a dominant white type Golden Neck with a porcelain?

    Thanks again -
     
  5. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Check the tail. Most of the time splash is not a clean white color but is a very light gray color and tends to show black. On the other hand two dominant white gene or even one dominant white gene in a bird will produce a white tail. Dominant white birds can show black in their tails which can be a pepper to a whole black feather but with the rest of the tail being white.

    Golden necks can have a clean white tails with splash or dominant white it just depends on the line and if the birds have been carefully bred for the trait.

    If you purchase the birds just ask the breeder, they should know.



    splash gold neck X splash gold neck = splash gold neck

    splash gold neck X blue millie = splash gold neck and blue millie

    splash gold neck X millie= blue millie


    homozygous means two dominant white genes heterozygous means only one dominant white gene




    homozygous dominant white golden neck X millie = heterozygous dominant white golden neck (birds may have some black in the tail)

    homozygous dominant white golden neck X blue millie = heterozygous dominant white golden neck (birds have some blue in the tail)

    heterozygous dominant white golden neck (birds may have some black in the tail)


    heterozygous dominant white golden neck X millie = heterozygous dominant white golden neck (birds may have some black in the tail)
    regular millie

    heterozygous dominant white golden neck X blue millie = heterozygous dominant white golden neck (birds may have some black in the tail)
    regular millie
    heterozygous dominant white golden neck (birds may have some blue in the tail)
    blue millie

    homozygous dominant white gold neck X porcelain(clean lavender tail)= golden neck ( there is the possibility of black in the tail)

    heterozygous dominant white gold neck X porcelain(clean lavender tail)= golden neck ( there is the possibility of black in the tail)
    regular millie


    Hope this helps.

    Tim
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2010
  6. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    It DOES help - thank you SO MUCH!!! (and I apologize for the delayed response!)
     
  7. wayne813

    wayne813 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just marking..
     
  8. Lorilyn Farms

    Lorilyn Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know if ideal uses Dom white or blue?
     
  9. kawaii

    kawaii Out Of The Brooder

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    My golden neck roo from Ideal has some black tail feathers, if that helps.
     

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