Would like to know the genes of these two birds, the below (almost identical looking) hen and cock bird?
They used to be part of my "attempt" at breeding a proper "black", called Anthracite bird...but now that I know more (with TB members' help)...I think I'm way off the mark with my earlier attempt...
...but maybe they have the "Slate" gene?...which I know is also (rare) unlikely!
Here's the Hen:
...and her mate:
Do take a guess...for the fun of it!
...or why not show the proper / true example of "slate' if you had such a bird!