Any good books or websites? Blue x Lav =?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by danielle82, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

    Apr 27, 2009
    Tonasket Wa
    Hi I am wondering what the possible outcomes of crossing a blue with a lav would be?
    Also is there any good books or websites listing chicken color genetics? How do people learn this stuff? LOL
     
  2. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

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  3. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

    Apr 27, 2009
    Tonasket Wa
    Oh Cool Calculator! Thanks
     
  4. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Quote:Why are ALL the calculators in german or what ever language that is in?
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

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    Quote:50% blue, 50% black, with all carrying the lav gene.
     
  6. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    Why are ALL the calculators in german or what ever language that is in?

    The first language is Dutch but if you look down the list you will next see the same words in Englsh, then in German & then in French. Just click on the English words. It really is very clever.​
     
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:The first language is Dutch but if you look down the list you will next see the same words in Englsh, then in German & then in French. Just click on the English words. It really is very clever.

    And the reason the first language listed is Dutch is that Henk is from Holland.
     
  8. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

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    But wouldn't crossing blue with lav carriers or lav birds defeat the purpose? After all Lavender is called self-blue for a reason. Wouldn't it make it very hard to know who was blue and who was truly lav and not just a lighter blue?
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Blues have darker head, hackles and saddles. They also have dark feather shafts. Lavenders are uniform in colour throughout the body & have lighter feather shafts.
     
  10. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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