what color silkie will i get?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hollyshenhobby, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. hollyshenhobby

    hollyshenhobby New Egg

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    what color will i get if a i breed a black roo and a partridge pullet? well she has a black head, brown body and blue tail iam thinking its a partridge anyways
    and a black roo with a white pullet?
    or a white roo with a partridge pullet
    and a white roo with a black pullet
     
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    I have no idea, but i bet they are pretty! Maybe someone who knows genetics will reply.
    I think blackxwhite = splash or blue


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    Last edited: Oct 27, 2009
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    ANYTHING X white = UNKNOWN!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    except whiteXwhite=white
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Black does not have the gene for blue, and certainly not for splash (2 doses of blue)

    Breeding colours together is NOT like mixing paint.

    Sorry if I am being ornery and contrary, bit that information is out there, just aout everywhere. White X and Blue X are THEE most commonly discussed crossings.
     

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