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Welcome to the Lav Shack

We are in the process of breeding Lavender Ameraucanas.  Our Lavender stock came from Harry Shaffer.  On Good Friday (4/10/09) hatched 6 Lavenders and 7 Split Lavenders.  Our goal is to establish a high quality Lavender though selective breeding and for it to be recognized as a standard color.  I am particularly interrested in creating a line of lavender wheatens that are not only high quality, but lay a near perfect blue egg.

 Our Lavender Wheaten Ameraucana Project Progress   
 Stock Hatch (4/10/09) from Harry Shaffer 6 Lavender   7 Split Lavenders
 4/17/09 Selected 8 chicks to work with 4 Lavender  4 Split Lavenders
 5/29/09 Wheaten Hatch 1 Cockeral   2 Pullets
 8/22/09 Split Lavender (pink band) laid first egg!!  19 weeks old  
 11/16/09 Split Lavender (yellow band) laid first egg!!  31 weeks old  
 12/2/09 New Wheaten Rooster from Jean Ribbeck    
 12/6/09 Lavender Hen (black band) laid  first egg!!  34 weeks  
 1/2/10 Wheaten Pullet laid first egg  31 weeks  
 1/7/10 Set First Test Hatch (Wheaten Roo (Ribbeck)x Lavender hens (Shaffer))  & Additional Wheaten/Blue Wheaten (Ribbeck)
 1/29/10  Hatch is complete   1 split lavender wheaten  cockerel chick lots of Wheaten/Blue Wheaten
5/28/10 Split Lavender Wheaten hatch 2 cockerals 2 hens
12/7/10 Split Lavender Hens laid first eggs 27 weeks old  
1/1/11 F2 hatch-pullet egg test hatch (2) results 1 black, 1 lavender  
1/28/11 F2 test hatch #2 (6) results 4 black, 1 lavender, 1 wheaten  
2/22/11 F2 Hatch results 5 black, 2 lavender, 1 wheaten

 

3/28/11 Hatch results 8 black, 2 lavender, 3 wheaten

 

5/14/11 results 3 black, 2 lavender, 1 wheaten 1 Lavender wheaten!!!!
7/20/11 results 5 black, 3lavender, 3 wheaten another Lavender wheaten!!

 

 

Genetics 101

P1

Wheaten Rooster (Ribbeck) X Lavender Hens (Shaffer)

 

EWhEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+

 di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+Lav+ C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+b+

 s+s+ Choc+Choc+

 

EEco+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+ di+di+

Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ lavlav C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-

 

Wheaten Lavender

F1

Split for both the wheaten and Lavender genes

 

EEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+

mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+lav

C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-

Split Lavender Wheaten Split Lavender Wheaten Hen

F2

Genotypes:

 

 EEco+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+

di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+Lav+ C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+-

s+- Choc+-
black unicolor    

 

EEco+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+

 di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+lav C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+-

s+- Choc+-
black unicolor    Split: lavender

   
 

EEco+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+

di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ lavlav C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+- s+-

Choc+-
lavender unicolor

   
 

EEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+

 di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+Lav+ C+C+ Mo+Mo+

 b+- s+- Choc+-
black unicolor   Split: Wheaten
 

   
 

EEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+

 di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+lav C+C+ Mo+Mo+

 b+- s+- Choc+-
black unicolor    Split: lavender
 

   
 

EEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+

di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ lavlav C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+-

s+- Choc+-
lavender unicolor    Split: Wheaten
 

   
 

EWhEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+

mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+Lav+ C+C+

Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-
black patterned gold wheaten    
 

   
 

EWhEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+

mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+lav

C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-
black patterned gold wheaten    Split: lavender
 

   
 

EWhEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+

mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ lavlav C+C+

 Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-
lavender patterned isabel wheaten    

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

       

18 weeks

 

 

31 weeks

 

 

lavender Split Wheaten  Lavender Split Wheaten Lavender Split Wheaten

lavender unicolor    Split: Wheaten

EEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ lavlav C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+b+ s+s+ Choc+Choc+

Split Lavender Wheaten (right)

Split Lavender Wheaten (right)

EEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+lav C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-

 

Lavender Wheaten Lavender Wheaten

3 wks 8 wks

 Lavender wheaten

14 wks

Lavender Wheaten

EWhEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+ mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ lavlav C+C+ Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-

 

Lavender Wheaten Hen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phase

2

lavender patterned isabel wheaten    

EWhEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+

mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ lavlav C+C+

Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-

Lavender Wheaten X Wheaten (Project diversify)

100% Split Lavender Wheatens

EWhEWh co+co+ db+db+ pg+pg+ ml+ml+ Cha+Cha+

mh+mh+ di+di+ Ig+Ig+ cb+cb+ i+i+ bl+bl+ Lav+lav C+C+

Mo+Mo+ b+- s+- Choc+-

 

 
   

 

 

First eggs from pink banded hen

 

Comments (1)

You have some nice looking birds. :)
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