Lemon Cuckoo?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bantimna, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I've come across a number of photo's of Lemon Cuckoo chickens, mostly Cochins and Orpingtons.
    What makes up Lemon Cuckoo?
    What colors will be produced if it is bred with, BBS, Buff and other colors?
    Is the Lemon Cuckoo gene dominant?


    (Sorry I'm a newbie to genetics and still learning the basics [​IMG] )
     
  2. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    cuckoo is the barred gene, double factored barred is dominate
    lemon is usually created with the cream gene, hard to find too, so breed a cuckoo male to a bird with the cream gene in it to get the lemon barreds. will be hard to get it to just solid cream though
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2010
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Quote:Oh now I see. Thank you Aubrey!
     

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