Help identifying this chick!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redneckchic, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. redneckchic

    redneckchic Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I need help identifying this chick. Its an Americauna, that I know. I purchased, hatching Lav. Americaunas. Ive never had Lavenders before but It doesnt look how I thought it should. Shouldnt it be silver instead of [​IMG]
    black? Please help. Thanks :)
     
  2. redneckchic

    redneckchic Out Of The Brooder

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  3. shelbydog

    shelbydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bristow, ok
    Not an expert but it could be a lavender split to black. I believe in lavender breeding there needs to be a black bird somewhere in the lineage to help with feather quality.
     
  4. redneckchic

    redneckchic Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased 6 eggs, only 2 have hatched so far & they are both Black
     
  5. shelbydog

    shelbydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bristow, ok
  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Lavendar should breed true. It can be crossed to black and be split for Lavendar. But, if the person you got the eggs from told you they were Lavendar, then you should get Lavendar chicks.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Where did you get the eggs from? I'd be contacting the seller and asking what's up.
     
  8. redneckchic

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    I plan to. Shes a local here in california... never bought from her. I also got 6 BCM from her all but 2 were infertile. Very disapointing!
     
  9. redneckchic

    redneckchic Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you thats exactly what I thought too. I knew about the spliting but she advertised at true Lavender :confused:
     

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