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birchenXsplash or blue....?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickNjake, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this has been confusing me... [​IMG]

    I have a formerly sq bantam birchen cochin hen i got from a show a few years ago and she's still laying dependably.

    in the spring I plan to have BBS and BBS mottled bantam Cochins [​IMG] and I was wondering If I have a splash roo over the birchen hen do i get blue birchen?
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:i think in old english game bantams. thats what they call Silver blue. but dont take my words for it as i haven't looked into or heard much about that variety
     
  3. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes you will get Blue Birchens if the Splash male is not Extended Black,if he is you will get Blue with possibly a little colour in the neck hackles
    David
     

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