Top hat genetics

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Poultrybonkers, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    If a crevecoure roo mated a sex link hen would the chicks have some sort of poof? And would it be noticeable after they hatch?
    2nd question if a blrw roo mated a sex link hen would the chicks have rose combs or could it be single combs.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm not really a genetics person or know that much on how it all works. I can only go what I have bred as in my polish that I crossed with an amber hen.
    The chicks that hatched have a slight poof on their heads.

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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Crests are dominant, so chicks would likely have at least a partial crest. Rose combs are dominant over single combs.
     
  5. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crests are dominant but may not be noticeable at hatch. My mixed chicks with one crested parent often will not show signs of a crest until they are 1-2 months old.

    You can get single combed chicks from a rose combed parent if the rose comb parent carries the recessive single comb gene.
     
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