White PolishXBlue Polish

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickens112, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you crossed a total white polish crested with a blue white crested polish would you still get a blue polish and would it help make the crest have more white? Just wondering Thanks:)
     
  2. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can any one help me?[​IMG]
     
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting question, I'll be waiting for an answer with you.

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  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Don't know for sure but doubt it.. it's possible that could even create solid colored birds or birds with just few white feathers in crest. That is because white as in white chickens is not a color but a gene that prevents the bird from showing whatever color or patterns they have. So that white bird could be genetically "not white crested" like a GL or SL Polish. Or it does have the genes for a white crest.. just you can't tell because it's covered up from sight.

    The white on crest is unusual, have not read anything on genetics of that. I can say I crossed a WCB with a Silver laced a long time ago and most of the offspring had only a few white feathers in their crests, several were completely solid colored. Doesn't help with your answer... unless the white bird is genetically not a white crested.
     
  5. chickens112

    chickens112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your input:D
     

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