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Calling All Seb Experts!... Question On Line One...

Discussion in 'Geese' started by redhen, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Soo.. at first we all thought my little guy/gal was going to be all white. But now it seems he/she is getting these VERY light grey feathers on the tips of one wing and some on his back also...

    Soo... is he/she a Splash? Saddleback? And if so, what color?? Grey?? Blue? His parents are blues..(i believe)
    And can anyone PLEASE tell me if you think its a gander or gal?? (others thought its a gander [​IMG] ... Is it?)
    And why arent his eyes turning blue?? I wanted a goose with blue eyes... [​IMG]

    Thanks for any help!

    Here he is, he was born the first week of July..


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  2. Jenifer Kraus

    Jenifer Kraus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chances are this baby will moult out white as did this baby of mine that is out of white parents. She is now pure white.[​IMG]
     
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  3. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Could be a splash also.
     
  4. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know but he sure is pretty.
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    It is probably a white girl. My white embden girls have a lot of gray wing feathers right now but should be all white when they grow up [​IMG]
     
  6. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think its a splash:cd or blue morph.
     
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  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Thanks all! Guess i'll just have to wait to see what he moults out too... [​IMG]
     
  8. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No "expert" (I'm always in a learning curve) here but looks like a Splash to me.
    Blues, greys, saddlebacks etc. are born with black on their beaks and legs
    in varying degrees that fades to orange.
    Saddleback hatchlings have very obvious dark cap & saddle down which
    will feather out into a dark cap and saddle. No guessing there.
    White's do not "morph" into blues, greys or whatever.
    For colored genetics, photos and white & colored Sebastopol info
    you are welcome to join Sebastopol Lovers Forum.
    We are building a nice community of *friendly, non-intimidating* Sebastopol
    lovers and referencing our pooled information in an easy to find format
    where beginners questions are always welcome.
     

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