Split fawn and yellow painted

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Gympie birds
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Hi, does anyone know if you bred a split fawn paintedfiretail to a yellow normal firetail , what would the babies be?
Is it best to bred yellow to yellow paintedS ?
spilt fawn to spilt fawn to get fawns ?
Thanks Natnaniel
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Have you read all the section on Painteds? I seem to recall something along these lines being discussed before. Might not be in the specific section.
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Fawn painteds are autosomal recessive so if a fawn bird is bred to a normal all young are split fawns. A split fawn to a normal will produce 50% splits and 50% normals so not a good way to go.
You can breed fawn to fawn to get 100% fawn but as i said in earlier post you need to add new blood as you go.
The best breeding is a split to a colour of either sex to get colour and all split young, remembering a colour bird to any normal bird or split bird will always produce splits and in the case of the split bird they will produce colour and splits.
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Thanks for the reply
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And, I know it wasn't your question . . but . .

Provided there are no 'splits' involved, if you breed FAWN to YELLOW (either way) . .

You will get ALL normal-coloured birds that are split for both Yellow and Fawn . .
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Thanks Arthur that was part of my question
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Split Fawn to Normal will produce 50% Split, 50% Normal. All normal coloured so in real term 100% possible split.
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Yes sorry Alf, split to normal 50/50. My head was spinning a bit. :)
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