Trying To keep track p-1,f-1, Please explain

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

  1. Ytailhunter

    Ytailhunter Out Of The Brooder

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    Sep 17, 2008
    Massena NY
    I Have started to do some test hatches from different breeding pen's of my araucanas, Black x blue, Black x white, etc... and need some help on keeping accurite records. am I correct in assuming that P-1 = Parent stock, F-1 = 1st gen, and can anyone tell me how to label the rest on paper such as 3rd and 4th gen or back-crosses etc.....Any help would be appreciated. Oh by the way these test hatches are only for me to find out if the whites I have are recessive and if my black stock is E/E or ER/ER and so on . I am still very new to this.[​IMG]
     
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  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    F2= 2nd generation
    F3= 3rd generation
    and so on.
    Thats about all I know.
    But Im still learning too. [​IMG]
     
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