Can a pair of blue Pekins produce a Lavender chick?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by debadoodledoo, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. debadoodledoo

    debadoodledoo Out Of The Brooder

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    My pair of blues produced 2 black, 1 blue, one white and one which to me looks Lavender or very pale blue.
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    It is almost certainly a light blue or a splash, but if each parent carries a copy (hidden) of lav, it could be lavender. Unless you know that there was lavender breeding in both parents' backgrounds, don't expect that you have a lavender chick.
     
  3. debadoodledoo

    debadoodledoo Out Of The Brooder

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    yes there is Lavenders in their parentages. So maybe it is, these colours are hard to define! She looked more white as a chick but the other white/splash one is very different. Which ever it is I am keeping her and she is very pretty so I don't really mind x
     

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