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    04-05-2011, 06:16 PM
  #1
Weanling
Breeding a Chestnut to Chestnut paint - foal color?

I have a bet with my friend....help us resolve it!

If you were to breed a solid chestnut mare to a chestnut and white paint stud...what would the color of the resulting foal be?

I say it can only be either solid chestnut or chestnut and white.

She says it can also possibly be a black and white foal.

Is that possible? Help!
     
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    04-05-2011, 06:18 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Rodeo's sire was a chestnut, only white he had were 2 stockings, and a blaze, he was a TB, and his dam was a chestnut/white paint.....Rodeo is a chestnut overo. Not sure if that helps any or not
     
    04-05-2011, 06:26 PM
  #3
Green Broke
I think it depends if the sire carries a black gene. I could be wrong. But most likely foal will be chestnut. Red is a dominant color.
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    04-05-2011, 06:29 PM
  #4
Trained
I thought red was recessive and black is dominant? Meh, the more I learn about horse colors the stupider I feel!
     
    04-05-2011, 06:32 PM
  #5
Trained
Chestnut + Chestnut = Chestnut. Whether it will have a pattern would be a 50-50, unless the sire is homozygous, but you would have to test for that.
     
    04-05-2011, 06:34 PM
  #6
Foal
If both parents have a chestnut base coat the foal will be chestnut. Chestnut is expressed as ee, black as Ee or EE. Since both parents are ee you can't get a E gene in there.I am not sure how paint colors work but the foal will defiantly have a chestnut base coat. Hope that makes since.
     
    04-05-2011, 06:46 PM
  #7
Trained
Pretty much what everyone said about the chestnut and paint pattern is right. If the parents don't have black, they can't pass it on.
     
    04-05-2011, 06:59 PM
  #8
Green Broke
Definitely chestnut.
     
    04-05-2011, 06:59 PM
  #9
Weanling
Awesome! That's exactly what I have been telling her!! Thanks, girls!
     
    04-05-2011, 08:30 PM
  #10
Trained
Chestnut to chestnut and cremello to chestnut are the only crosses where you will know for sure what colour the baby is going to be
     

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