What is the difference between spangled, mottled, speckled, and millefleur?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Ameraucana5, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. Ameraucana5

    Ameraucana5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering the difference between spangled, speckled, millefleur, and mottled?
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Mille Fleur is the mottling gene expressing on a Buff Columbian bird.
    Mottled is the mottling gene expressing on a solid black bird.
    Speckled is the mottling gene expressing on a partridge bird.
    'Spangled' really depends on the breed. Spangled Hamburgs have a completely different set of genetics from Spangled Old English.
     
  3. Ameraucana5

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    I see, I have a speckled sussex and was wondering the differences between all of them.
     
  4. Ameraucana5

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    Thanks[​IMG].
     

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