Female CLB to male Appenzeller

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Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby drfish » 20 Oct 2013, 09:34

Thinking ahead for next year, would the two aforementioned produce sex linked chicks? And yes, they'll be oddlots, but I'm intrigued as to how they'll look. Cheers in advance
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby Hen-Gen » 21 Oct 2013, 16:59

What colour Appenzeller?
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby drfish » 22 Oct 2013, 09:18

It's the Joe Average white fella. Spitzhauben.
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby Hen-Gen » 22 Oct 2013, 14:58

Almost impossible to predict the outcome of any mating where one of the parents is white. Firstly we don't know whether the white parent is recessive white or dominant white and secondly we don't know what colour genes it may be carrying masked by it's whiteness. So it's a case of try it and see! :grin:
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby drfish » 22 Oct 2013, 16:15

Will do. I shall report back next spring :mrgreen: Assuming laddo is up to the job, and Mrs Cadburys (Cream (egg bar) Legbar) is receptive and fertile. He's just started treading the silkies in the last few days. They're dumb enough to let him get on with it, but I can't imagine his step sister not being quite as easy to jump. :shock: :lol:
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby NCOTB » 07 Nov 2013, 04:47

I thought you had silver spangled drfish?
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby drfish » 07 Nov 2013, 10:07

Ahhh, is that what it's called? :oops:

I just thought it was an Appenzeller Spitzhauben. Must have missed the 'silver spangled' bit. :grin:
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby Hen-Gen » 07 Nov 2013, 10:37

Ah! In that case.................

................... the pullets will be much the same colour as your Silver Spangled Appenzellers (but less precisely marked). But the cockerels would inherit the gene for silver, the gene for gold (and therefore be yellow) but also the genes for spangling and barring. How these would look in combination is, as far as I know, not known. So please do this mating and report back what the cockerels look like.
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Re: Female CLB to male Appenzeller

Postby drfish » 07 Nov 2013, 12:48

I'm confused already :grin:

I'll see what happens next year then. He's been hard at it the last few weeks, but mainly with the silkies.

I do wish I understood this genetics thing a bit more. Give me IT any day of the week :lol:
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It's amazing that people can believe everything is predestined but they still look both ways when crossing the road - Stephen Hawking

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