Blue Andalusian Color?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by FarmerBoy24, May 27, 2012.

  1. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Songster

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    Hey Peeps! [​IMG]

    I recently purchased some eggs from a breeder in Norco. Nice guy, all pure breeds in seperate coops.

    I bought some Blue Andalusian (Not spelled right?) eggs from him and they hatched a few days ago. Two of them are white, and one hatched out black. I never got this breed, and should have researched it a bit more before purchasing them.

    Is this the right colors? Will the white ones darken?


    Thanks!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    I'm entering uncharted waters here, but am fairly certain that blue andalusian do not breed true. You will get black, white, blue and splash birds. Someone help me here.
     
  3. goldfinches

    goldfinches Songster

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    You're right. You can get blue, black or splash. I have 2, and one is white/splash, one is
    blue. I think, but I'm very uneducated on breeding, that breeding a black and splash often results in blue? Sorry you don't get a blue :(
     
  4. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Songster

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    Thanks!

    I never knew they came in so many colors! So I myst have a.black and two whites?
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    You most likely have a black and 2 splash:

    Blue X Splash = 50% Blue ,50% Splash

    Blue X Blue = 50% Blue . 25% Black , 25% Splash

    Blue X Black = 50% Blue, 50% Black

    Splash X Black = 100% Blue

    Black X Black = 100% Black

    Splash X Splash = 100% Splash
     

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