Will it have feathered feet?

crazy chook

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If the mummy hen is a pekin and the daddy is a smooth feathered pretty rooster?? Should the chicks feet be feathered every time?
Same with is mummy hen is a silkie and daddy rooster is a frizzle ?? Will all the chicks have feathered feet?





Any idea what breed either of these roosters are?
 

Happy Chooks

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As I understand it, feathered shanks are dominant, so that would be passed on to the chicks. On silkies, the black skin and 5 toes are dominant.
 

Sonoran Silkies

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Three different genes for feathered feet; two are dominat; one recessive. None are sex-linked, which means that it doesn't matter which parent they inherit from.

I think the boys are mixes.
 

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