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Are white pekins genetically silver?

Silly question, but as above, are white pekins genetically silver colour? Thanks

Tw
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

You will be able to tell by the colour of down on the chick when it hatches.

Desy
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Thanks, I've a few out next week. I'll see what comes, the down should be a silver colour I presume? Thanks

Tw
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

If they carry the silver gene, the chicks which do will be a light grey colour.

Desy
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Thanks very much. I might start to work on a little project lol. Thanks

Tw
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019


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