~~Lavender Araucana Project underway~~

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by wilds of pa, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey all, update on our Lavender Spartacus project

    first phase of this project, which started with a clean face LF Lavender Roo shown with pea comb, carrying the blue egg gene and is being bred to tufted tailed black Araucana (quetro) hens.

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    Got our first hatched black split lavender Araucana (quetro) chicks Dec 05, only had 4 eggs set all four hatched. got 2 tailed tufted lav/blk splits and 2 clean faced tailed lav/blk splits(culls) from the hatch,
    we will be hatching a few more to try to build the numbers a bit, more chicks hatched last night(12-10-08) and more to come woo whoo.... [​IMG]

    then the 2nd phase we will be introducing the same tailed lavender roo to our black clean faced rumpless araucana (colonca) hens very soon and try to hatch rumpless clean-face in the lav/blk splits.

    Black rumpless Araucana (colonca) girls awaiting introduction to ~Lavender Spartacus~ [​IMG]

    3rd phase:: breed the black/lavender splits in the (quetro) tufted tailed versions to the black/lavender splits in the (colonca) rumpless clean faced versions(once obtained) together to go for the ultimate lavender araucana(rumpless and double tufted)..hoping to see some results from these breedings summer and fall of 2009
    this is all so very fun and exciting for us..we are having a blast with it [​IMG]

    http://www.hinkjcpoultry.com/projectbreeds.htm



    Charlie
     
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  2. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    Congrats getting there!
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Best of luck to you and Jody! [​IMG]
     
  4. CrowinKing

    CrowinKing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awsome! They look cool!
     
  5. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
    West Michigan
    Very cool!
     
  6. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks all

    Ill try to get some pic's up of the chicks somewhere along the line..

    Charlie
     
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  7. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] So when does the Porcelain Araucana project begin? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  8. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Adam, now behave yourself. I think I have enough projects in the works. lol Not to say I haven't considered a mille and porcelain group for araucana, because it did pass my mind a couple times and they sure would be beautiful. Just not sure I want to go there any time soon. I'll let you know if I change my mind. [​IMG]
     
  9. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hinkjc im LOL [​IMG] , ya just never know What holds for the future.. HEEHEHE [​IMG]
     
  10. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Ah, so you want to build another coop? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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