Re: anyone know anything about genetics?
Posted by jill on 7/06/07
ok...my female isn't a pearl...this is what so confused me
about it....the whiteface being a recessive i
understand....but thanks, the pearls are beautiful...the
normal grey is so dark it's almost black...very pretty.
anyway, i love them all i just thought i'd get some pieds out
of her since she is so heavy pied herself...thanks,jill
On 7/05/07, Debby wrote:
> Hi Jill,
> If you have a whiteface with a pied female, in order to get
> whiteface babies, the pied has to have some kind of white
> face in her. If she doesn't, then you will get pied babies
> and never any whiteface. White face is a recessive gene. If
> the pied did have whiteface in her, then you could get
> whiteface babies.
> So the pearl female is the dominant gene, thus you got pearl
> Hope this helps.
>> how do you get two pearls and a normal grey from a
>> whiteface male and a heavy pied female? thanks,jill