Blue or splash?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KatyTheChickenLady, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    Hi there! I have three 13 week old Ameraucanas that I am trying to determine the coloring on, but my inexperience is gettin' in the way! Help would be appreciated! thanks in advance.
    Bird #1 - 13 week old Ameraucana Pullett:

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    Bird #2 - 13 week old Am Pullett:

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    Bird #3 - 13 week old Am Cockeral:
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    Last edited: Oct 2, 2009
  2. KyBlue

    KyBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely blue...
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    All three?
     
  4. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yes all three are blue. Splash birds look white with blueish and black flecks or "splashes".
     
  5. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Yes, all 3 are Blue. [​IMG]
     
  6. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    That's what i thought, but what about the random black feathers? Is that normal? Or will it go away as they get older?
     
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2009
  7. Hi Katy! They are blues.
    Splash will look like a white bird with random darker marks/ blotches / or often just ticks (like flea-bit on a horse).
    You can see the diff in these blues and splashes:
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  8. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    Thanks Dipsy, these are the ones I got from you!
     

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