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Ayam Cemani/Lavender Orpington?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickynik, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. Chickynik

    Chickynik Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't understand how it all works, but what would we get if we crossed Ayam Cemani with Lavender Orpington?
     
  2. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens

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    The feathers would be all black because Lavender is recessive and won't show up over the black even though all the progeny will carry 1 lavender gene.
     
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  3. RobG7aChattTN

    RobG7aChattTN Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've crossed some Lavender Orpingtons with a black Laced bird (mostly Wyandotte) and the first generation was black. Inbreeding the next generation some are Lavender and some are Lavender Laced (not as pretty as it sounds). I don't think the black feathers of Ayam Cemani Would react any way other than any other black feathered bird. I've seen pictures of white feathered birds that had fibromelanism.
     

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