What is the genetic colorname for Pumkin Hulsey Gamefowl

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by RAREROO, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi Thats basicly my question, what is the color genetically called, is it ginger or something like that? And what accounts for the variation in the colors of them? I've seen pics of some males that are an orange color is dark tails and some that are a cream/ white color . And with the hens I have seen some that look wheaten colored and some that are light cream color like the roos. Any info on this color would be appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I think that the gamefowl colours have been bred less rigorously to colour standards tham most non-game chickens. There is indeed a wide variation in the pumpkins. Some are a very orange buff, some have a lot of white, others not much.
     
  3. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My money is on "henny feathered wheaten"
     
  4. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thank you but can you explain the "henny" part of it ? Isnt there another strain/color called Hennies ?
     
  5. Lazy W Poultry

    Lazy W Poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    If you could ever get a hold of the Vice President of the ASA he will know, he raises a lot of them.

    Good Luck.
     
  6. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:Henk, any chance you could give a genotype for that? I'm still learning...
     
  7. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you but can you explain the "henny" part of it ? Isnt there another strain/color called Hennies ?

    You wanted the genetic colorname:
    Henny feathering Hf, (incomplete) dominant
    Wheaten e^wh

    The variants are ranging from silver, het silver, gold to red enhanced
     
  8. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Henk, any chance you could give a genotype for that? I'm still learning...

    See my simultanious post above.
    BUT this color hasn't been analysed by science or fanciers, so it is hypothetical... [​IMG]
     
  9. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:Henk, any chance you could give a genotype for that? I'm still learning...

    See my simultanious post above.
    BUT this color hasn't been analysed by science or fanciers, so it is hypothetical... [​IMG]

    Thanks! I saw your post went up just as mine did [​IMG]

    I'm pm-ing you regarding s different question...
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Thank you but can you explain the "henny" part of it ? Isnt there another strain/color called Hennies ?

    Clint,
    There is a Strain called a Irish Hennies but I believe that the "hennie" feathering can show up in other breeds as well.

    ultimatefowl .com/wiki/index.php?title=Hennies
    Some information on Hulsey's
    ultimatefowl .com/wiki/index.php?title=Hulsey

    Chris
     
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