The inheritance of the peculiar pigmentation of the silky fowl
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- 1.W. Bateson,Mendel’s Principles of Heredity, 1909, p. 181.Google Scholar
- 1.TheF1 chicks all had coloured plumage and subsequent breeding showed that the white of the Silky behaved as a simple recessive (cf.Rep. Evol. Comm. Roy. Soc. iv. 1908).Google Scholar
- 1.Cf. Tegetmeier,The Poultry Book, 1873, p. 268; Darwin,Animals and Plants, 2nd edit., 1899, p. 253; Davenport,Inheritance in Poultry, 1906, p. 60.Google Scholar
- 1.An account of the origin of this strain will be found inReports to the Evolution Committee of the Royal Society, iii. p. 19, iv. p. 28.Google Scholar
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