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Old 01-02-2017, 12:20 PM
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If only the male is wf, you will not get wf babies. All the babies will be split to wf and can be paired to a visual wf to get visual babies. It's going to take you two to three generations to really get the birds you want.
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If only the male is wf, you will not get wf babies. All the babies will be split to wf and can be paired to a visual wf to get visual babies. It's going to take you two to three generations to really get the birds you want.
The way I read it both parents would be whiteface therefore all chicks will be whiteface as well.
On never mind...lol you recommended getting a nonwhiteface to keep genes strong... oops
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The way I read it both parents would be whiteface therefore all chicks will be whiteface as well.
On never mind...lol you recommended getting a nonwhiteface to keep genes strong... oops
He doesn't want just the wf, he wants a wf cinnamon. He currently only has cinnamons or wfs so the besides the new bird he acquired I believe. So with that, the babies he gets from this bird and any of the females he has, will be visual of one mutation and split to the other he wants. To keep it going, he's going to have to breed babies to the ones he has. The best idea would be to use two pairs to get the splits and visuals he wants, then pair the babies together to the visuals he's looking for.
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