Is this hereditary ?

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

  1. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Overrun With Chickens

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

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