Blue Sumatra breeding

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chump, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. chump

    chump Out Of The Brooder

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    How do they make blue sumatras , by breeding standard black with white something else. And where is spash, sorry for asking dumb questions but we have black and blue and was wondering why blue wasn't standard.
     
  2. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue to blue mating produces....50% blues....25% blacks...and 25% splash....
     
  3. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Black to blue produces about 80% blacks and 20% blues.

    A blue is basically a black that is too light, at least the first few were. They didn't come about by crossing in white or anything like that. Somewhere along the line somebody may have crossed in a blue Pheonix or something along those lines, but mostly it came around naturally.
     

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