2nd question/ What color is this sizzle?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by janieschicks, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. janieschicks

    janieschicks Songster

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    This one is straight feathered. It is a mixture of light gray and dark gray? What is this color called?
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  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Lovely splash!
     
  3. janieschicks

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    Cool, a splash! You can look at pictures all day but it really comes together when you see them in person. I was calling he/she a mottled gray?
     
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    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Yes- the blue gene does wacky things and when you see it finally, it is lovely isn't it?
     
  5. janieschicks

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    So far that is my very favorite color! Do you know how they breed to get that color?
     
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    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Yes, it's just to take either 2 splashes or 2 blues or a blue and a splash. If you breed Splash to Splash it's always Splash, but the ratio is much smaller if you breed Blue to Blue or Blue to Splash.

    Here's a great thread to explain why- look at post #3.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=3768563
     
  7. janieschicks

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    Love that post! thank you so much!
     

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