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#774261 - 05/03/09 04:40 PM White tip het help?
garrick_d Offline
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Registered: 04/02/09
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Loc: fredericksburg va
Just asking if you have a white tip het can you breed with just a grey and still have a white tip joey? Or do you need to hets i was told you could just have one

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#774276 - 05/03/09 05:29 PM Re: White tip het help? [Re: garrick_d]
wclanton423 Offline
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Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 1268
Loc: Houston, TX
I'm thinking it's just like leu where both parents have to have the gene. If you bred a het to a normal you would just produce a lesser percentage of a het. Hopefully someone more knowledgable will come along and answer your question.
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#774280 - 05/03/09 05:42 PM Re: White tip het help? [Re: wclanton423]
Keyosmama Offline
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Registered: 04/13/05
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I know for a fact that you can place a het with a normal and get WT's. My hets throw WT's all the time with their grey mates. smile Of course my hets are from two WT parents so the likelihood of them BEING hets is higher and thus the likelihood of them passing it on is higher as well! smile


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#774320 - 05/03/09 07:22 PM Re: White tip het help? [Re: Keyosmama]
Guerita135 Offline
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You only need one WT or WT het to produce WTs. wink
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#774562 - 05/04/09 08:15 AM Re: White tip het help? [Re: Guerita135]
Leyna
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Having a WT or a WT het is no guarantee you will produce WT. I've had various set ups with WT's (WT/WT, WT/normal, WT/WF, WT/WT Het, the list goes on) and I have never once produced a WT... I think the key is what WT line you buy from. Some of the WT lines really pass on the WT gene, others... don't. Do your research, before you buy smile

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#774647 - 05/04/09 11:25 AM Re: White tip het help? [Re: ]
wclanton423 Offline
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Registered: 10/22/08
Posts: 1268
Loc: Houston, TX
I stand corrected than. Is the WT the only color gene that you can have a het paired with a normal and you could possibly get a WT?
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#774678 - 05/04/09 12:28 PM Re: White tip het help? [Re: wclanton423]
BeckiT Offline
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Registered: 09/29/06
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Loc: Manitowoc, WI
As far as we're aware, yes, WT is the only color gene where you only need one het to reproduce the color wink
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#774680 - 05/04/09 12:33 PM Re: White tip het help? [Re: BeckiT]
Leyna
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Also, as I said, having a WT is no guarantee you will EVER produce the color. There are a lot of inconsistencies in the production of WT's. Some pairs will randomly pop out with a WT and never have another one, some pairs will throw WT's left and right. Having a WT or WT het doesn't mean you will ever produce a WT joey. You may have none, you may have many.

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