Question about colors?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Carrosaur, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. Carrosaur

    Carrosaur Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know much about color genetics so bare with me.
    Toulouse geese are all about the same color, what code is their color? You know brown on top and their undersides white.
    If you breed a Toulouse goose with an Embden, will the toulouse brown/gray show up more than the white on the Embden? Is white more dominant than brown/gray?

    If someone could explain this, it would really help! Thanks!
     
  2. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yes the white is dominant over brown and the males will be white with a few grey feathers here and there or you can have the odd Lavender gander and the females will be either white,pied or all brown.
     
  3. Carrosaur

    Carrosaur Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can you get Lavender from white and brown?
     
  4. servpolice

    servpolice Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Same why as when you mix brown paint with white paint.
    It just happens but you can also get the odd brown male.
     

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