Is this hereditary ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jacklynn, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Songster

    A very nice lady wants to buy my two Barnevelder hens, but she also wants a rooster.

    She found someone with a rooster, but the roo has a crooked tail.

    Will the crooked tail pass onto the chicks ?

    Thanks !
  2. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    If it grew that way, yes. If it was broken, no.
  3. Debbi

    Debbi Crowing

    May 2, 2010
    Crooked tail? As in holds it to one side or the other? That is "Wry" tail, and yes, inherited.

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