Beige vs. Platinum Blue

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Coopacabana, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Coopacabana

    Coopacabana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen both colors explained as dun + blue. What is going on?
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Beige is sex linked Chocolate and Dun in the same bird..



    Platinum Blue is, Blue(Bl/bl+) and Dun in the same bird..

     
  3. HeritageSeekers

    HeritageSeekers Out Of The Brooder

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    How would sex linked chocolate and blue work into this scene? I'm new to chicken genetics so dont' shoot me. ;) I was under the impression that blue (andalusian) and sex linked chocolate produce "mauve/platinum blue". Can you clarify this for me?

    Thanks!
     
  4. Coopacabana

    Coopacabana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay so:

    Chocolate + Blue = Mauve

    Chocolate + Dun = Beige

    Dun + Blue = Platinum Blue

    Thanks Nicalandia! Your birds are beautiful! My plan is to breed mauve and beige silkied serama.
     
  5. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See crossed above. These colors will be very similar.
     
  6. Coopacabana

    Coopacabana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, I'm confused (but that's not unusual for me)...it's called just platinum, not platinum blue? Or blue and platinum blue are similar colors?
     
  7. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is just "platinum".
     
  8. HeritageSeekers

    HeritageSeekers Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for this clarification. I helps immensely for my feeble brain! [​IMG]
     
  9. Coopacabana

    Coopacabana Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Coopacabana

    Coopacabana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My next question: what is the genetics of the color in this bird's tail? I know it's hard to tell with seramas. This is not my bird.



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