Question for the color experts!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Jen C, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Jen C

    Jen C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I know a ton about horse color genetics but am still learning when it comes to the birds [​IMG] So, what I want to know is what you get when you breed a buff African gander to a brown African goose? I am under the impression that buff is a sex linked color? Thank you!
     
  2. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    Yes you are correct and Buff is sex linked.

    Pairing a Buff African Gander to a Brown African Goose will result in the following;

    50% Brown males split for Buff

    50% Buff females.

    A nice easy mating and all the goslings can be sexed by colour as a bonus [​IMG]

    Pete [​IMG]
     
  3. Jen C

    Jen C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I was thinking that was what I would get but wasn't confident in my waterfowl color genetics yet [​IMG] Thanks for helping me out!
     
  4. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome and hope you get a good result from your Africans [​IMG]

    Pete [​IMG]
     

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