what does it mean?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Earl-Ray, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. Earl-Ray

    Earl-Ray Out Of The Brooder

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    sport. as in a chicken thats a sport. for instance, i read that the white rocks was developed from a barred rock sport or a barred sport. anyone have any idea what that means? thanks.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    In biology it is usually used to mean an something that is quite different from the normal type or parent stock, usually because of a genetic mutation.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    basically a fluke, or sometimes called a throwback. Usually something that pops up sporadically and unpredictably from recessive genes.
     
  4. Earl-Ray

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    thanks. [​IMG]
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    In some breeds I have seen splash referred to as a sport.
     

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