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naked neck breedings

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jacoblipford, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. jacoblipford

    jacoblipford In the Brooder

    Mar 7, 2011
    i went to the local trade day today in search for a naked neck roo with no luck but did find 2 really nice white nn pullets one with a bowtie and the other is more naked and a easter egger roo. If i use this roo on these hens would the offspring inherit the naked neck gene?

  2. draye

    draye Crowing

    Nov 30, 2010
    Some will inheiret the naked neck and some won't. Usually about 1/2 and 1/2, but it also depends on if the Naked Neck is genetically pure for the naked neck gene.

    I have 24 babies from this cross now. I switched my EE rooster (now deceaded) and my NN rooster around on my hens.
    Hatched out 30, lost one at about 3 days of age, sold 5, and the rest are still doing great.

    Hatch rate: 18 non neckedneck and 12 naked neck.

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