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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckLover2399, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the answer. My next question was already asked.
     
  2. gardengoats11

    gardengoats11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To be chocolate they must be homozygous for chocolate (2 alleles for males & 1 allel for females). Chocolates from non chocolate parents would be female.

    In your case all male ducklings are carrying a chocolate allele they received from their mother.
     
  3. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So any drakes from this hatch crossed back to their mom would produce chocolate offspring?
     
  4. gardengoats11

    gardengoats11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes
     
  5. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And because they would be sex linked, resulting males would be black or blue and females would be chocolate? Just trying to make sure I have this right. I can be thick headed sometimes.
     
  6. gardengoats11

    gardengoats11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. You could get males and females in all colors.

    A chocolate male and a black female would produce chocolate females and black males.
     
  7. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Understood. Thanks for clearing that up for me.
     
  8. qwackers

    qwackers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Think I need to reread all of that a few times!
     
  9. ke5hde

    ke5hde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah it got a little confusing, that's why I had to ask. Now begins my quest for a chocolate drake.
     
  10. qwackers

    qwackers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! At least now you understand it more!
     

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