playing with Genetics calculator?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by killer, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. killer

    killer Songster

    what would you use for a male brown leghorn? would you use Partridge, light brown?
     
  2. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    Yes. [​IMG]
     
  3. killer

    killer Songster

    well i figured that. but he is a dark brown roo. it's just fun to play with. thanks
     
  4. Henk69

    Henk69 Songster

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    best switch your first list to e^b/e^b then
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

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    I thought brown leghorns were essentially gold duckwing?
     
  6. Henk69

    Henk69 Songster

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    I thought you have both kinds. Do the pullets have salmon breast?
    Brown is usually the word for e^b based and light brown for e+.
    Dark brown then sounds like the former.
     
  7. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    I think the 'dark' browns are eb with Mh. [​IMG]
     
  8. blackdotte

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    US Light Brown Leghorns (Pullet breeders in the UK) are e+/e+ s+/s+ & possibly Di/Di
    US Dark Brown Leghorns (Cockerel breeders in the UK) are eb/eb s+/s+ Mh/Mh & recessive melanisers.
    David
     
  9. killer

    killer Songster

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