Blue and Lavendar colors in Chicken

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kulangi, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. kulangi

    kulangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    I was wondering which combination of chicken colors does one breed to get blue and lavendar colors in the offspring?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    To blue you'd need a splash x black, a blue x black, or a blue x blue. Either way you'll need a bird with at least one blue allele.

    To get Lavender you'll need both birds to have Lavender. It is recessive and cannot be created.

    So in the end, you cannot "create" them, but that's how you can get them.
     
  3. kulangi

    kulangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Illia for the info.
     

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