Recessive white?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Red&Yellow, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I have a white cock services coloured birds, and they throw coloured birds, that means the white cock has recessive white, correct?

    Please and thank you.
     
  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes that is right, his colored chicks will carry on copy of the recessive white gene and if bred together or back to him, there is a chance at producing more whites.
     
  3. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome!! Thanks a lot, I was quite confused.
     
  4. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red&Yellow :

    If I have a white cock services coloured birds, and they throw coloured birds, that means the white cock has recessive white, correct?

    Please and thank you.

    If all his chicks are coloured then yes , he is recessive white . Homozygous dominate white can also throw coloured chicks off coloured hens but should also throw a percentage of white .​
     
  5. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dumb question, but splash isn't considered white, correct?
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Red&Yellow :

    Dumb question, but splash isn't considered white, correct?

    Splash is a form of Blue.....

    Chris​
     
  7. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right...I knew that, I swear [​IMG] [​IMG] Thanks
    (told you it was a stupid question.)
     

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