How hard is it to fix eye color?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by christy7981, Jun 24, 2019.

  1. christy7981

    christy7981 Chirping

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    How hard is it to fix eye color. I may need an exorcism....
     

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  2. Mvan42

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    Wow, is there a such thing as chicken contacts
     
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  3. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    What do you mean?
     
  4. Mvan42

    Mvan42 Songster

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    Two of them look to have black eyes at least that’s what I see
     
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  5. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    Cute bird. Cockerel?
     
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  6. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    for sure! What's wrong with different eye colors?
     
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  7. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    I think the OP is asking how hard is it to breed to get the correct eye color. Correct me if I'm wrong @christy7981
     
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  8. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    oh, that would make sense!
     
  9. ShannonR

    ShannonR Songster

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    It depends on the lines you're working with, and how fixed the color has become already in the parent lines. Easier to fix eye color if it's a dominant color, obviously. I would think that if you're working with a recessive color it could take many more generations to have all the birds with the desired color eyes
     
  10. christy7981

    christy7981 Chirping

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    I ment how hard is it to breed out. Thanks
     
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