Help with & Questions about Muscovy Genetics

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I absolutely love my ducks and have gotten more into the specific breeding over the last couple years but i am nearly Clueless when it comes to genetics! [​IMG]

    Last year I had only 1 Blue Fawn hen, Kahlua. This year i am very happy to have 2 hens from Kahlua, both Blue Fawns and have very pretty coloring, BUT, they're Bibbed. Kahlua is Solid Blue Fawn & Angus (their daddy) was Chocolate with some chest freckles & white head. My questions are...

    Is the Bibbed coloring something they will pass on?
    Is it dominant?
    If i breed these 2 girls to a Solid Chocolate drake, will the offspring most likely color in with a White Bib or will i only get a percentage of bibbed ducklings?

    Ideally I would like to get more Solid Blue Fawns. The new Drake is Solid Chocolate and has a very nice, Big & deep body type like my other Muscovies. Thanks for any help [​IMG]
     

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