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Chocolate Laced Blue?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by oldschoolchick, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. oldschoolchick

    oldschoolchick Out Of The Brooder

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    is it genetically possible to have a Blue bird that is also laced with chocolate color?
     
  2. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Short answer: No.
    Long answer: There is 'Blue laced' which looks black laced blue, but is just a blue chicken with a Pattern gene and the lacing cannot be diluted by chocolate separately from the groundcolor (blue).
     
  3. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Both chocolate, dun, and blue are all diluters of black so in a sense it would be like black laced black. Either one or the other or in the case of dun and blue you can combine them for platinum
     
  4. smoothmule

    smoothmule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does it look like when there is blue and chocolate on the same bird? or can that happen?
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It cannot happen.

    the lacing cannot be diluted by chocolate separately from the groundcolor (blue).​
     
  6. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Well when dun and blue are both there for platinum you can find pics on the sumatra thread, Jeremy has pics of his cockerel there. I dont know what the true sexlinked recessive chocolate and blue look like in the same bird, I dont know if it has been done here in the US yet
     
  7. WyandotteTX

    WyandotteTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The next question might be why?......jk
    just dont know how attractive that would look with all of that dilution......could just looked like washed out poop imo
     
  8. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Quote:Dun (I^d/i+) X Blue (Bl/bl) = Platinum

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    Chocolate (choc/choc) X Blue (Bl/bl) = (What the Brits call) Mauve, or Mauve laced. As far as I know this color has not been created in the States yet... I'm working on changing that though. [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Dec 3, 2011
  9. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Quote:I think the Mauve birds are beautiful, they need a new name though... Mauve just doesn't fit IMO.
     
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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