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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by phasianidae, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

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    What color is this rooster?:[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2010

  2. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Songster

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    He resembles a Golden Neck colored bird....like a homozygous Blue Mille Fleur color.
     
  3. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

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    Quote:blue?
     
  4. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

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    hello neighbor!!!


    not sure what color he is though
     
  5. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

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    hi roocrazy, if this helps here is his family tree


    New Hampshire roo + RIR + Barred Rock hen = his father

    and his mother is a California White
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    He's a red columbian, quite possibly with mahogany (like Rhode Island Reds) and dominant white (all that white you see there)

    There is no blue or splash in him.
     
  7. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

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    Quote:ok thanks, is there a way to describe california whites in a chicken calculator?
     

  8. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

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    Also, does he have the Ib gene like Pyles?
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    California Whites I know are dominant white, . . . I don't know much beyond that. I always understood they're a white bird with slight speckling from something, but I'm not big on the breed.

    Never heard of an Ib gene. . . Red pyles are a Gold Duckwing with Dominant White.

    Your rooster is a Red Columbian with Dominant White. [​IMG]
     
  10. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

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    California White is a hybred. The Ib gene stands for inhibitor of black, Grant Brereton describes it in his book Twenty First Centry Poultry Breeding.
     

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