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Just want to try it out but Millie and Porcelain d'uccle?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by ShellyBear, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking of getting a few Millies an Porcelains to breed but keep track of breeding and see what color I can get. I want to get a color that will not go back to the parents, but create a new color.Is that possible?
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    The Porcelain pattern on D’uccles is the same as the mille fleur with the exception that the Porcelain carry the autosomal recessive lavender mutation gene(lav/lav) and the MF lacks it, they have the wildtype dominant none lavender gene(Lav+/Lav+) and when both are crossed they will produce Mille Fleur pattern but they are hiding one copy of lavender(Lav+/lav).
     
  3. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ok, so in the end the Millie will probably always show?
     
  4. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    On the First cross MF x Porcelain will produce 100% MF patter, breeding this cross back to Porcelain will produce 50% MF and 50% Porcelain pattern, but if you cross this cross with each other 75% will be MF and 25% Porcelain.
     

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