I think I have a lavender ameraucana!!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by klf73, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    I got eggs from Harry(Shaffer), of which 4 araucana, 5 lav/lav split ee, and 1 lav ameraucana? (marked as such). It was the first to hatch and it is beautiful! It looks like a light blue but has a silvery look to it. I will post pics when it dries [​IMG] . Now I gotta wait on the rest.......... lets [​IMG] for a rumpless tufted araucana
    Krista
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    If it is lavender it will be all light blue with no white/creamy spots and will be a beautiful chick!

    Those lav split eggs could produce a lavender also. Do you know if they were real ameraucanas and he labeled them ee's because of the color thing?

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  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm pretty sure Harry only has black and lavender, so if you got a silvery one it is definitely lavender. [​IMG] Congrats! I can't wait to see pics.

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  4. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know there was a lavender aracauna!!! [​IMG] Is it,like, literally
    purple???!!!!
     
  5. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pictures please please please please please please please please!!!!!!!! I'm going to keep posting every second if you don't post them now!!!
     
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  6. Shaffer

    Shaffer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Krista,
    Yes that color you described is definately a Lavender, as far as what traits it has you will have to wait till it grows some. You have a project bird and what you said as far as the egg is marked it was probably from the young rooster which I posted a picture of my Lavender Ameraucana rooster. You now have the Lavender gene in a large fowl bird which is difficult to obtain. Good luck, Harry.

    Krista,
    Won't have any more eggs till early spring due to my hens going on strike right now.
     
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  7. RickiHupp

    RickiHupp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lavender ohhh I would love to see those!! Anyone in Ohio that ever has any please contact me!![​IMG]
     
  8. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still want PICS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOW!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PLEASE??PLEASE??PLEASE?? PLEASE?? PICS!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm subscribing to this topic! I will know if you do not post pics!!!!!!!!!!
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