Day 6: Who Do I Look Like?
Round 1 - The First Generation
If you have not already done so, we
suggest that you read the Rules
of the Game before proceeding.
Cornwallace served as a Confederate officer in the war
between the states. He is famous for leading the Fowl
Brigade against the attack on his home plantation of
Cooper's Hill. Shortly after the war, he married a
school teacher named Beatrice from a neighboring
plantation. Grandfather Cornwallace was a Black Rose
Comb Bantam and his blushing bride, Beatrice, was a
White Rose Comb Bantam.
They had four chicks who went on to take their
places in American History. Much to the General's
delight, all four children favored him; they all had
Roostervelt, their oldest, became a Senator. He
married a beautiful southern lady named Belle. Belle
was a White Rose Comb Bantam just like Roostervelt's
The oldest daugher of the General and Beatrice,
Corrie, became a famous scientist.
Their younger son, Wyatt sought his fortune out
Their youngest daughter, Nightengale, became one of
the first Red Cross nurses. While volunteering her
services overseas, she fell in love with a young
fighter pilot. Her true love, Colonel Earl Flynn, was
a Black Rose Comb Bantam.
Beatrice had so hoped that at least one of her
children would favor her and have white
feathers. But the General is only capable of
producing offspring with black feathers.
Perhaps one of her grandchildren might favor
her. Using the chart provided, can you figure
out the probable genotype of each of the family
Continue reading to find out about the second generation, the
Concept and text by Janet Sinn-Hanlon
Illustrations by Jill Hixon
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