How do u know if ur Black silkie is a Lav Split?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by aggies2011, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. aggies2011

    aggies2011 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wanting to know how u know if your Black Silkie is a Lav. Split?
     
  2. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2010
    bell gardens, ca
    test breeding...





    that's it...



    edit: oh, and you have to breed it to either another lav silkie, or split for lav silkie...





    that's it...
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2011
  3. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Breed it to a pure lavende silkie and see if any resulting offspring hatch lavender, If they do, you know the black is split for the gene.
     
  4. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What if you were to breed black together, would they hatch 50/50?
     
  5. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What if you were to breed black together, would they hatch 50/50?

    In theory if both blacks are split to lav 1 in 4 chicks would be lav
    if neither or only one black is a split, none of the chicks will be lav
     

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