amanda, if you were to put the lutino cock of yours to a albino hen, if your cock isn't split blue then all your going to breed is lutino/blue hens and cocks. only if the cock is split blue you will be able to breed albino's. and an albino hen is going to cost a fair bit cause there isn't that many around, i would have to say close to 200 each. thats why i suggested getting a platinum/blue or a blue platinum hen. and also you will be able to breed albino hens as well.
aussie john i would not put a pied hen with a lutino cock. all you will get from this pairing are lutino / pied hens and normal / lutino / pied cocks. and if you are trying to breed a lutino pied in the long term, it doesn`t work because the lutino is a dilute and you can not see the pied markings on them. you need to put a lutino opaline hen or a lime or platinum hen to him you will get lutino hens and cocks, cocks will be split opaline or with a lime or platinum you will get lutino hens and lutino lime or lutino platinum cocks. the lime and platinum connect to lutino in the cock birds with red rumps to breed double mutations. hope this helps you john.
I have an Opaline hen that I would like to put to him what do you think of that combination Matt and it helps a great deal I'm a complete novice when it comes to genetics but I want to learn as much as possible can you recommend some good reading for me.
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