What is crow wing pattern ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Gagirly, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. Gagirly

    Gagirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Saw this mentioned on one of the threads. What is crow wing pattern ?
     
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I don't really know, but I googled it and only found this picture... [​IMG]

    It said:
    Gary McKinstry,s crow-wing oxford
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  3. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never mind.
     
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  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Crow wing is birchen (E^R) based, duckwing is anything else (except E) based. E are self coloured.
     
  5. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    E and E^R are both crow winged (black wing triangle instead of groundcolor wing triangle).
    E hens are pretty solid colored but the roosters can leak a lot of groundcolor in hackles and saddle.
    So the most striking difference with the other e-mutations is the crow wing.
     
  6. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Correct.. some E/E none blue rooster can show lots of pheomelanin leakage, almost Crow winged..

    let me find some pics..
     
  7. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:let me try to explain this..

    CrowWing pattern is a Wild Type bird based on E^R(Birchen allele)

    Duckwing pattern is a WildType bird based on "e+"(Duckwing)



    what's a Wild Type bird? well anything that resembles the "Wild" ancestor of the chicken, the Red Jungle Fowl(Red Jungle Fowl are based on e+ so they are Duckwing)
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    so if the Red Jungle Fowl is "the Original" WildType looking bird what is the difference between Duckwing and CrowWing?

    below image is of a Black Breasted Red OEG(usualy based on Duckwing,BUT can also be based on eb(Brown) or eWh(Wheaten like faverolles) )
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    the roosters on the above pics are wild type looking, BUT the difference is highlighted with the colored circle, the Duckwing have colored Wing Bay and the Crow Wing have Black Wing Bay.

    hope this helped
     
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  8. fuzzybutt love

    fuzzybutt love Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great pic & explanation. I too, have always wondered but all that other is foreign language to me!
     
  9. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:let me try to explain this..

    CrowWing pattern is a Wild Type bird based on E^R(Birchen allele)

    Duckwing pattern is a WildType bird based on "e+"(Duckwing)



    what's a Wild Type bird? well anything that resembles the "Wild" ancestor of the chicken, the Red Jungle Fowl(Red Jungle Fowl are based on e+ so they are Duckwing)
    http://i1085.photobucket.com/albums/j437/nicalandia/redjunglefowl.jpg

    so if the Red Jungle Fowl is "the Original" WildType looking bird what is the difference between Duckwing and CrowWing?

    below image is of a Black Breasted Red OEG(usualy based on Duckwing,BUT can also be based on eb(Brown) or eWh(Wheaten like faverolles) )
    http://i1085.photobucket.com/albums/j437/nicalandia/DuckwingvsCrowwing.jpg
    the roosters on the above pics are wild type looking, BUT the difference is highlighted with the colored circle, the Duckwing have colored Wing Bay and the Crow Wing have Black Wing Bay.

    hope this helped

    This makes more sense to me.
     
  10. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, those are beautiful birds. If you don't mind me asking what does E^R mean?
     

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