LAVENDER ORPS, how, and what do you breed to get them? please!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by huppfarm, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. huppfarm

    huppfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    i have blues, splash, and mottled orps, who do i breed to whom to get the lavenders, i would love to join the lavender project![​IMG]
  2. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2008
    You can't get Lavender out of any of he birds you have. You will need to cross in a Lavender breed. The closest bird would be a Coronation Sussex, & if not then you have to go out to a Lavender Araucana type bird.
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Or you can buy split black/lav project chicks from Jody and Charlie when they have them available. [​IMG]

    Or wait until you see eggs available on eggbid.

    hinkjc and wildsofpa are husband and wife BYC members with a wonderful project underway with crazy good results!

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