Rumpless Dixie Rainbow

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 2BD4C10C, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. 2BD4C10C

    2BD4C10C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 6 Dixie Rainbows from TSC 1 is a Roo and 4 look pretty similar but this one girl who I named Dixie has no tail at all not even the little tail nub that the feathers grow out of. What breed might she be crossed with to produce this?

    A quick google search said possibly Rumpless Game Fowl but she dosnt really match the coloring.


    It dosnt matter she is adorable I am just curious.
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  2. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Scots Dumpy is the first thing that comes in mind with me, could also be an Aracauna cross
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I doubt she's "crossed" with anything. It's probably either a recessive gene that cropped up, or a spontaneous mutation. I don't see a hatchery crossing some rare rumpless birds onto their Rainbows. Most hatcheries don't have rumpless birds, anyway.......
     
  4. 2BD4C10C

    2BD4C10C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dixie Rainbows are a cross between meat birds and egg layers. So she is by definition a cross. Just dont know of what breeds.
     
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2017

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