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By tls_ranch, Jan 11, 2012 | Updated: Jan 16, 2012 | | |
  1. tls_ranch
    The Blue Double-Laced Barnevelder Project
    I started working on this project in 2009 by crossing Blue laced red wyandotte pullets to a pure Barnevelder roo. Many many, many chicks later. I have this second generation blue pullet. She's double laced, dark hackled and single combed:) There is still a lot of work to do improving type, cleaner lacing and egg color. I can't wait to see what the next generation will look like.
    F1 Blue pullets
    The eggs are Darker than I expected for the F1 cross
    Second generation Pullet Second generation Cockerel
    Second generation blue cockerel:
    This cockerel is the one I'm going to use for breeding.


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  1. 18Peeps
    I am in love with these birds! Gorgeous...and I thought the traditional Barnevelder coloring was nice. Wow.
  2. AZBootsie
    I am in awe.
  3. tls_ranch
    Thank you so much for the compliments! I've worked hard on this project and will keep trying to improve all my lines the best I can.
  4. Dr Bjorn Netland
    Wow! Great job! I just love those birds, and by looking at your regular double laced ones, you should be able to produce some excellent type blue laced ones in the next generation. These are the best pictures I have seen of this variety in the US. Congratulations on a project very well done.

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