What color would this be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mahsmaj, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Songster

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    If I cross a White silkie roo with a black silkie hen? Or a Black silkie roo with a White silkie hen?
     
  2. Lucky Ducky

    Lucky Ducky Songster

    According to breedbook.com, you would end up with all black babies.
     
  3. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Songster

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    by crossing a White silkie roo with a black silkie hen a Black silkie roo with a White silkie hen?
     
  4. Lucky Ducky

    Lucky Ducky Songster

    Either way you still get all black.
     
  5. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Songster

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    so they would be all black but carry a white gene... Thats AMAZING!!! Its just what I wanted!
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  6. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    Unless the white gene that yours carry is dominant. There is a white recessive and a white dominant.
     
  7. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Songster

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    What if the white is dominant? Then what would I get by crossing a White silkie roo with a black silkie hen and Black silkie roo with a White silkie hen?
     
  8. nzpouter

    nzpouter Songster

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    Actually it can be any colour depends on what's hidden under the white and if the black carries rec white.
     
  9. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

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    With the way genetics works, it's a try it and see what happens type of a situation. Once you do, you'll know what you can expect!!
    Seriously, genetics is too complicated for us to be able to say with 100% certainty that this is what you'll get in most situations.
     
  10. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Songster

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    Quote:i agree 100% with this post
     

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