Color

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Opa, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    What color would you call the bird? [​IMG][/img]
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  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It looks like a blue ameraucana, it could be an easter egger.

    It's not a real great representation of blue though. I also think it is a cockerel, just by looking at how the tail feathers are starting to curl downward.
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

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    A pretty blue [​IMG]
     
  4. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I'm wondering about the cockerel post. Here's some head shots of two birds, What do you think? [​IMG][​IMG][/img] [​IMG]ameraucana_splash_head.jpg[/img][​IMG][/img]
     
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  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Well, may be it is a pullet. Just keep an eye on it.

    The second picture is definately a splash ameraucana cockerel.

    Your blue probably came from a blue on blue mating and that is probably why I don't like the color.

    I have been selling eggs from that particular breeding and so have others on eggbid as many people have requested splash, but I don't keep any of the blue offspring myself as I prefer the darker ones with lacing which is the standard.

    Are they from my lines? Or from one of the other gals on eggbid?
     
  6. chickenfanatic

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    blue id say hen
     
  7. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I bought them in southern Ohio and don't know a thing about them.
     
  8. chickenmain

    chickenmain In the Brooder

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    Look like hens to me.
     
  9. greenthumb89

    greenthumb89 Songster

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    the splash looks like a definite roo to me but the blue could be a roo too, the one i have doesnt have the tail curl that yours seems to have
     
  10. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Songster

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    very pretty birds, I love that splash roo
     

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