What is a black/lav split?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by extraordinaryfowl, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I it a black bird with one lavender gene?
     
  2. danhonour

    danhonour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes.A black bird that carries the lavender gene hidden as a recessive,and is capable of producing more lavenders if bred to another lavender or to another split.
     
  3. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What would that look like written?
     
  4. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:E/E Ml/Ml S/S(or s+/s+ if based on gold instead of dominant Silver). Lav+/lav(capital L because is dominant and "+" plus sign because is found on the wildtype red jungle fowl, every gene that is found in them is "+")

    you need another split lavender bird if you want to hatch some lavenders.(25%) or a Full lavender bird to hatch 50% lavender.
     
  5. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     

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