rosecomb/ straight comb

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by D&S Farms, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. D&S Farms

    D&S Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if i breed a rosecomb rir rooster to a staight comb rir hen will they all be rose or both. and will the combs be normal on the chicks.
     
  2. Backwoods Bntms

    Backwoods Bntms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It kind of depends if the rooster has two copies of rosecomb gene (R/R) the off spring should all be rosecomb, maybe with alittle smaller comb. But if the rooster has only one copy (R/r) then 50% of the offspring will be rosecomb and the other half single comb.

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  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yep, as said. But chances are most will end up with rose combs, but they'll be a little "modified" from the original appearance of a pure rosecomb, especially if from a well bred example.
     

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