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color question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by verity, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. verity

    verity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would someone please explain what a 'splash' color is??? Especially the 'blue splash' -- how is this supposed to look?

    I have pictured 'splash' as being sort of like an Appaloosa horse but obviously 'that ain't it!!!!'

    thanks!
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Splash is a white base with "splashes" of color. Almost looks like someone took a paint brush and put streaks on them. Heres a splash hen:

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    Blue splash is white with blue streaks.
     
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  3. verity

    verity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! I WANT one! I have a frizzle that was described as 'dilute blue splash' -- she is lovely but is more of a solid pale silver color --

    Your chicken is beautiful --

    Thank you!
     
  4. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    You're welcome! But, it's not my hen. She was on feathersite.com. You can find more photos than you can have time to look at on their website. It's a lot of fun to see all the different breeds.
     
  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Quote:What breed is your dilute blue splash frizzle? I would LOVE to see a picture of her!
     
  6. verity

    verity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she is a young bantam Cochin -- cute as can be --

    it's been years since we have had pet chickens and I am having so much fun learning about the different breeds and colors --

    I bought 'Miz Frizz' three weeks ago at a chicken show --
    couldn't resist -- :)

    I'll try to get our son to do a 'photo shoot' when he comes next week --
     

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