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what breeds have dominate white?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hoppy, May 16, 2010.

  1. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    I am starting a breeding project and was told I need dominate white (this is for wyandottes). i want something that isn't too far from the wyandotte look if possible and even better if I could stay in wyandottes for the color I need.
    my current birds are splash blue laced reds only and I will be purchasing the needed dominate white. could a columbian be used or a white wyandotte (I know the white hides what's under neath but is white wyandotte a recessive white?).
    I'm going for a buff laced wyandotte.
     

  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Not good at genetics so giving you a bump...hope someone can help you [​IMG] I know there is a fantastic book out there that is new for us chicken people but right now the cost is still upwards of 100 bucks :O So I'm waiting. It's all about color and genetics. Great book!
     
  3. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    I don't think that any have dominant white, but I may be mistaken. [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

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  5. Well, the Pearl Leghorn does - but you probably don't want to go there. There's also the Rhode Island White, and of course the buff-laced Polish.

    If you've got the $$$ you could talk Dan Powell out of some Buff-laced Brahmas...
     
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  6. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

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  7. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    Quote:not looking for feathered legs, thanks
    and actually leghorns are so the opposite of what I'm trying to breed for type- trying to stay with the wyandotte traits.
     
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  8. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    Quote:I actually just ordered it but that doesn't help me right now while I'm stewing that someone told me the birds I want to use won't give me the colors I want. I think they maybe wrong according to the chicken calculator but then again, maybe that's wrong.
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  9. TimG

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    Isn't what you want Silver (S)? And, aren't Delawares Silver?

    Perhaps a Chantecler, the white variety?
     
  10. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    Quote:I certainly am open to suggestions.
     

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