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Old 04-27-2017, 01:26 AM
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Default What gender based on genetics?

Hi,

I am asking for a friend who would like to know the sex of her chicks!
The parents are..

Mom: Cinnamon, though they must be split to whiteface. Other splits unknown.

Father: Visual whiteface, unknown splits.


Chick 1: Cinnamon whiteface

Chick 2: Whiteface

Can the sex of the chicks be known based off of the parents? Thanks,
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If the father isn't secretly split to cinnamon, then chick #1 is male. Chick #2 cannot be determined through parents mutation. Wait for it's first molt, or DNA sex it.
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Dad must be split to cinnamon, since you can't get any cinnamon babies at all if he doesn't have the gene. We can't tell the sex of either chick - they could be male or female.
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