what would my chicks look like if....

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jason180sx, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi
    i have a pure white japanese bantam rooster and i can't find white hen and there is person near me with two black tailded white japanese bantam hens
    what chicks would come out like???
     
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  2. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    It depends on what the white is, genetically.
     
  4. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what do you mean
    he is pure white
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    you could make your title a bit clearer such as what would my chicks look like if.... [​IMG] could get more peopel to look at your post

    as for the white it depends on his genitic background. he might look pure white but he could have other color genes in his background
     
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  6. jason180sx

    jason180sx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i have no idea how to check that but it came of a very good breeder
    here is a pic if it helps
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  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the only way to tell for sure would be to breed him but if you breed him to the black tailed whites you might get all black tailed whites or a 50/50 of whites carrying the gene for black tails and black tailed whites or maybe all whites carrying the black tailed gene. im not good with genetics though. i do know there is a chicken calculater you could use also but if he has different color genes in hisbackground chicks could come out with more color. again there is no way to tell unless you breed him.

    oh yea the hens may have other color genes as well, or you can keep searching for white hens or get some eggs shipped to you and hatch them (by all means if he came from a good breeder stay away from hatchery
     

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