# Both 100% het clown but

If both parents are 100% het clown why are some of the babies only 66% het clown?

When you pair 100% to 100% and dont hit a visual it becomes a 66% offspring.

100% to 0% recessive would make 50% het offspring.

and a visual recessive to any of the above if you donâ€™t make visuals it is a 100% het.

visual to visual is all visuals.

But if you keep any of the 66% or 50% hets and breed them to another het or visual, and they then create a visual animalâ€¦ Youâ€™ve successfully proven them to be Het and they change to 100% het. The other percentages(66%, 50%) are just the amount of probability that youâ€™ve got the recessive gene hiding in them.

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In reality you will have normals and het clowns however since you cannot tell them apart all normal looking offspring are considered 66% Possible Het Clown.

To produce Het Clown you would need to pair a Clown to a Normal than all your offspring would be 100% Het Clown

If you pair a 100% Het Clown to a normal your offspring would be considered 50% Het Clown since again you could not tell the normal from the het clown apart.

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Thank you Stewart.

Thank you genetic!

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Very simply, both parents may be carrying the gene but thereâ€™s no guarantee they will pass that gene on to their offspring. Some will be visual, some will be het and some wonâ€™t be carrying the gene at all. However, as you canâ€™t tell for definite until you prove it out, it is considered that there is a better chance of that animal being het than not hense the 66% â€śProbableâ€ť het tag as oposed to the 50% â€śPossibleâ€ť het.

The only way of being 100% certain of passing that gene on (as mentioned above) is if one of the parents was a visual representation.

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