What would they produce?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by Wolfefarmyard, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Wolfefarmyard

    Wolfefarmyard Songster

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    If I were to breed a bearded silkie with a non- bearded silkie, would I just get a silkie that is slightly bearded? Or is bearded more dominant? Thank you.
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    According to literature the Muff Beard (Mb) gene is an autosomal incomplete dominant, but from my experience crossing Ameraucanas, the Beard is very dominant, almost completely, just check the "Olive Egger" thread and you will see plenty of Ameraucana/Black Copper Maran F1 with full beard
     

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