Andalusian? I don't think so....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by denverdiva, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. denverdiva

    denverdiva In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone,
    I'm new to this forum and to raising chickens. I'm so dumb I raised a hen last summer only to have her crow in October.

    Now I need your collective help. This 5 month old pullet was supposed to be the last andalusian at the feed store. Can anyone tell me what I have here?

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  2. BlackBart

    BlackBart Songster

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    That bird doesn't look like my Blue Andalusians.
    A not so good picture of my BA's sitting with my BLRW's.
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  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

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    Her body shape is alot like my andalusians, but not the coloring. Maybe she has a genetic discoloration.

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  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Remember, blue andalusians can come in black, blue AND splash varieties since they have the blue gene.

    Breed her to a black bird and you'll get blue birds.
     
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  5. chickloving

    chickloving In the Brooder

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    My guess it is a splash Analusian. Andalusians come blue, black, and splash(white with black spots.) Breed her back to a blue she should have some blue chicks
     
  6. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

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    Oh yeah--I forgot about the BBS for these guys. Bet thats what you got!
     
  7. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Crowing

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    That is a splash Andalusian. I have two just like that & I raise them.
     
  8. BlackBart

    BlackBart Songster

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    Why are my Blue Andalusians so dark?
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  9. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Blue has varying degrees. Some look really light gray, almost splash whereas others look like they're black until the light hits them just right.

    It's just how blue is...
     

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