Table of Chicken Plumage Patterns - Can You Fill In The Blanks?

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  1. Kindercare

    Kindercare Out Of The Brooder

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    I am trying to build a table that includes every conceivable combination of Pg, Ml, CO, and Db and their resulting plumage patterns by expanding on the Chicken Plumage Pattern Table found here: http://sellers.kippenjungle.nl/page2.html#t10

    Unfortunately, there are a few combinations for which I cannot find pattern information (or an example breed). They are as follows:
    Pattern Example Breed Pg Ml Co Db E-locus Hf
    ?
    ? x / / / ER /
    ? ? x / / / eWh /
    ? ? x / x / eb /
    ? ? x / x / e+ /
    ? ? x / x / ER /
    ? ? x / x / eWh /
    ? ? x / / x eWh /
    ? ? x / x x eb /
    ? ? x / x x e+ /

    Can anyone help me fill in the blanks?

    Also, let me know if you'd lie me to post the full table. It's big!
     
  2. GaryDean26

    GaryDean26 Chicken Czar Premium Member

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    I have never breed any varieties with the patterned varieties, but my understanding is that the Patterns are preffered on the eb e-locus. That primary color pattern pick up the patterns really well while others don't and result on faint, smudged, or murky patterns. The main breed I am working with right now is a wild type breed and from time to time we get bids with lacing on the breast or mealy feathers and it is an indication that they are carrying eb. I would love to see some genetic discussion of breeds that have patterned varieties as the most common color of the breed. Seabright Bantams, Corish, Banevelders, Hamburgs, Wyandotts, etc. Which of these are eb? What are not? If any are not eb why does it work on the other e-loci for their color? etc. Photos would be great for this discussion.
     
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  3. Kindercare

    Kindercare Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is the full table in case anyone is interested. I'd still love tips on where different breeds fall on the chart, so I can fill them in.

    Pattern Example Breed Pg Ml Co Db E-locus Hf
    Partridge (or pencilled) ? x / / / eb /
    Salmon-breasted pencilled (female)
    ? x / / / e+ /
    Black Unicolor? ? x / / / E /
    Birchen (default pattern)?
    ? x / / / ER /
    ? ? x / / / eWh /
    Double Lace Dark Cornish x x / / eb /
    Double Lace (incomplete) ? x x / / e+ /
    Black Unicolor?
    ? x x / / E /
    Black Unicolor?
    ? x x / / ER /
    Double Lace Dark Cornish? x x / / eWh /
    Groundcolor Body + Black Tail? ? x / x / eb /
    Groundcolor Body + Black Tail?
    ? x / x / e+ /
    Black Unicolor
    ? x / x / E /
    Birchen (default pattern)?
    ? x / x / ER /
    Groundcolor Body + Black Tail?
    ? x / x / eWh /
    Autosomal barring Hamburg x / / x eb /
    Autosomal barring
    Buttercup x / / x ebc /
    Autosomal barring ? x / / x e+ /
    Black Unicolor
    ? x / / x E /
    Autosomal barring
    ? x / / x ER /
    Groundcolor Body + Black Tail?
    ? x / / x eWh /
    Single Lace Wyandotte x x x / eb /
    Single Lace (incompete) ? x x x / e+ /
    Single Lace? / Black Unicolor? Andalusian? x x x / E /
    Single Lace? / Black Unicolor? Andalusian? x x x / ER /
    Single Lace (incompete)
    ? x x x / eWh /
    Half Spangling ? x x x x eb /
    Half Spangling
    ? x x x x e+ /
    Single Lace? / Black Unicolor? Polish? x x x x E /
    Single Lace
    Polish x x x x ER /
    Half Spangling ? x x x x eWh /
    Single Lace? / Black Unicolor? Seabright? x x x x E x
    Single Lace
    Seabright x x x x ER x
    Groundcolor Body + Black Tail? ? x / x x eb /
    Groundcolor Body + Black Tail?
    ? x / x x e+ /
    Black Unicolor?
    ? x / x x E /
    Autosomal barring Fayoumi x / x x ER /
    Unicolor Groundcolor (no pattern) Orpington? x / x x eWh /
    Spangling ? x x / x eb /
    Spangling
    ? x x / x e+ /
    Spangling? / Black Unicolor?
    Hamburg? x x / x E sometimes
    Spangling Hamburg x x / x ER sometimes
    Spangling ? x x / x eWh /
     
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