Green Ancona duck eggs color gene

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KHoward, May 30, 2016.

  1. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all,

    I am fortunate to have six Ancona ducklings that hatched today from green eggs! Does anyone know if the male, female, or both, will carry the green gene in future generations?

    I have a White Hybrid layer female and wondered if I bred her with a green gene male (assuming it's the male that carries the gene), if the offspring would produce green egg layers?

    Thanks!

    Kristen
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2016
  2. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    **UPDATE**
    The hens started laying this week and of the two females that I kept, one lays green, one white.
     

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