Is polish frizzle a dominant gene?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by horseychick2, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. horseychick2

    horseychick2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a polish frizzle, and I was wondering what would happen if it was bred with a normal polish. Would the chicks be frizzle, or normal? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Half will be frizzled, half will not be. [​IMG] It is dominant.


    Forgot to add - It is dominant, however frizzles carry only one copy of the gene, thus, so will the offspring. A parent with both genes is a "frazzle" and has brittle, often lost feathers.
     
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