Journal of Genetics

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 465–470 | Cite as

Genetic studies in poultry

IX. The blue egg
  • C. Punnett


The blue egg character, common among fowls in parts of Chile, behaves as a simple dominant to non-blue. Combined with the various shades of brown it gives a series of greens and olives. Polychromatism in fowls and pheasants’ eggs follows apparently similar lines.


Brown Pigment Brilliant Green Blue Pigment Domestic Fowl Haemin 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1933

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