sex linked skin? WC genetics?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickNjake, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2008
    east tn
    I have a few WCBlue Polish roo and Black Silkie hen eggs hatching right now [​IMG] and I think all the roosters will have black/darker skin and the pullets will have light skin, or something like that (?) from what I understand, the the gene that controls the skin color is on the chromosome that controls gender...I think
    also will any be white crested? and I'm assuming 1/2 will be black and 1/2 will be blue, correct?
    and all will be hard feathered. I know.
    Thanks! -Jake [​IMG]
    and don't worry I'll post pics once they come out from under momma! [​IMG]

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