Lightgreen cock x Darkgreen opaline-cinnamon hen

The facts

Sire: lightgreen cock
Dame: darkgreen opaline-cinnamon hen

    Expected offspring
  • darkgreen cock/opaline-cinnamon
  • lightgreen cock/opaline-cinnamon
  • darkgreen hen
  • lightgreen hen

    Observed result
  • skyblue cinnamon cock

Analysis

There are two unexpected factors in the offspring: blue and cinnamon.

Blue

Both parents need to be split blue. Split blue meaning that they both the blue factor hidden.

Sire: lightgreen cock/blue
Dame: darkgreen opaline-cinnamon hen/blue

Cinnamon

Mum is cinnamon, but to get a cinnamon cock also the father needs to carry a cinnamon factor

Sire: lightgroen cock/blue, cinnamon

Conclusion

Sire: lightgreen cock/blue, cinnamon
Dame: darkgreen opaline-cinnamon hen/blue

Expected offspring

  • lightgreen cock/opaline-cinnamon
  • lightgreen cock/blue, opaline-cinnamon (x2)
  • skyblue cock/opaline-cinnamon
  • darkgreen cock/opaline-cinnamon
  • darkgreen cock/blue, opaline-cinnamon (x2)
  • cobalt cock/opaline-cinnamon
  • lightgreen cinnamon cock/opaline
  • lightgreen cinnamon cock/blue, opaline (x2)
  • skyblue cinnamon cock/opaline
  • darkgreen cinnamon cock/opaline
  • darkgreen cinnamon cock/blue, opaline (x2)
  • cobalt cinnamon cock/opaline
  • lightgreen hen
  • lightgreen hen/blue (x2)
  • skyblue hen
  • darkgreen hen
  • darkgreen hen/blue
  • cobalt hen
  • lightgreen cinnamon hen
  • lightgreen cinnamon hen/blue (x2)
  • skyblue cinnamon cock
  • darkgreen cinnamon hen
  • darkgreen cinnamon hen/blue (x2)
  • cobalt cinnamon hen
(x2) means twice as probale as the other lines.

The blue factor and the darkfactor are linked (see Recombination so not all lines are equally likely.

The skyblue cinnamon cock out of this pair must be split opaline too since mum is opaline

(C) Bert Raeymaekers