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    08-29-2012, 11:17 AM
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bjb
Weanling
hmmm another color question

Ok so we were having another family debate... so my question is this, say you breed a palomino and a bay and you end up with a bay foal... when that bay foal is grown up you breed it to another bay is it possible for those two bays to produce a palomino? I think not but im not super color genetic savy
     
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    08-29-2012, 11:28 AM
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Showing
No. Cream is a dominant gene. That means that if they carry it, they will show it. So, if the first foal was a bay, then it does not carry a cream gene and it would be impossible for them to produce a foal that carried it. If it did carry cream, then it would be a buckskin (one copy of cream).
     
    08-29-2012, 11:30 AM
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Green Broke
Agreed, the only color that does not necessarily show the creme gene would be a smoky black (black horse with a cream gene).
     
    08-29-2012, 11:31 AM
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bjb
Weanling
WOOHOOO!!!! That makes two wins for me in a weeks time, im getting good at this!! Lol
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