Lethal Ear Tuft Allele for Araucanas

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chicken-Eye, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. Chicken-Eye

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    Heyy, I've heard of the lethal ear tuft allele combination (EtEt) for Araucanas. I know that chicks who have the combination usually die in the egg between day 19 and 21 of incubation. I'm wondering if some chicks survive with the lethal combination.

    Thanks,
    Chicken-Eye
     

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