Longtail Gt/Gt and Gt/gt Question

ChickenLeg

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Has anyone bred a longtail breed with a normal tail breed? Resulting in Gt/gt offspring?

Where offspring's tail are half as long as a normal longtail since it only had 1 copy of the dominant gene? I'm curious if it reacts like the dominant muff gene Mb, where 1 copy makes it half the size. I understand the retricted molting gene too but let's assume it molts once a year.
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ChickenLeg

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I found an old post from 2010 where commenters said a medium tail, longer than normal but not near as long as phoenix. Does anyone have pics of this cross once they were full grown?
 

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I had a few responses on facebook. Pretty much same as I guessed, just a longer tailed bird and if it doesn't have any of the nonmolting genes then they never get too long, so even with 2 copies the feathers won't be crazy long since they'll molt often. Here an excerpt from the feathersite
 

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ChickenLeg

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I have not, but it all depends on which Gt genes they carry and nonmolting Gene's. As well if they have 2 copies or only 1. For the most part you will end up with a semi long tail and maybe a delayed molting of every 2 or 3 years if you're lucky.

Many variables at play so hard to theorize but I wont do this cross until next year. Too much other breeding
 
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