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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bring, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. Bring

    Bring Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You breed a buff cochin with a partridge cochin?? What color would it be?
     
  2. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    My color calculator says fawn and black, but I don't know how accurate it is.
     
  5. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    because Buff is dominant

    Buff is not a single gene, the colours is produced by a number of genes in combination.
    Have a look at chickencolours.com the book Genetics of Chicken Colours - The Basics explains all,
    David​
     
  6. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The crossing over calculator is a bit overkill for this cross... [​IMG]
    Buff in the calculator is with dun-factor (hence the fawn). Most of the time it is not present. Put the I-locus to i+/i+ after you selected buff.
     
  7. silkielovr

    silkielovr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I assume the color genetics are the same for all chickens?

    I am wanting to raise some Partridge Silkies......I have none, what do I need? Does it take two Partridge birds to make this color or can I just get one hen or roo and still raise some?????

    I have Buff, Blue, Splash, Black and White right now.

    Also is White really best just used on other Whites?

    I am just not able to understand the color calculator, [over my head]

    I don't have enough different pens for each color......but if I HAVE to...I will get them.

    Thanks for any and all help.
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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  9. silkielovr

    silkielovr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, thanks so much for the reply, I will continue to try and figure that chart out, it just seemed to be too involved for me.
    Maybe reading what suggested will help, I hope so.

    You made up my mind for me, I NEED to get a pair of Partridge [or trio if I can afford it]

    The White roo has to go....he is not up to par anyway, nice sort of bird but not as good as I want.

    Thanks a gain, I really appreciate it.
     
  10. promiselandfarm5

    promiselandfarm5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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