Wattle genetics?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by LaylaFlora, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. LaylaFlora

    LaylaFlora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anybody give me some info on wattle genes? I am hoping to breed them out.

    Thanks <3
     
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Hoping to breed wattles out of what?
     
  3. LaylaFlora

    LaylaFlora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm hoping to breed the wattle gene (if there is one) out my chickens. That is why I'm hoping to get info on wattle genes.
     
  4. hardscaper87

    hardscaper87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ever thought about learning how to dub your birds, it's fairly simple. What type of breed are you starting with?
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Araucanas don't have wattles.
     
  6. hardscaper87

    hardscaper87 Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree enola, are you going for eggs or meat ? Most likely there already is a type out there for you
     
  7. LaylaFlora

    LaylaFlora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I couldn't dub.

    I am starting a line breeding project wih brabanters. My gold hens have wattles. I can't seem to find what the genes are that govern the lack of the presence of wattles. I know its connected to the beard gene but that's all the info I have.
     
  8. LaylaFlora

    LaylaFlora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have cream wattle-less brabanters I was hoping to get the gene in that way.
     
  9. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    You could pm niclandia. He is our genetics guru.
     
  10. LaylaFlora

    LaylaFlora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the tip. I'll do that.
     

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