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Is self blue and lavender the same thing?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cthrash1, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    Was just wondering...
     
  2. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Yes
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Yep, the 2 are interchangeable.
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes, in the United States birds that carry the LAV genes are more commonly called "self-blue", while in other parts of the world, like England, they are called Lavender.

    Jody
     

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