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Lemon Blue Cochins~~***BRAND NEW PICTURES***~~~

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Lanissa86, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. blueoval1

    blueoval1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2008
    Raleigh N.C.
    I agree I think a new name would be a good idea to stop all of the confusion.
  2. that_crazy_lady

    that_crazy_lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2008
    Rose, OK
    I think the new color needs it's own name too

    but as far as the birds go [​IMG]
  3. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree I think a new name would be a good idea to stop all of the confusion.


    'Fraid I'm not as good at being tactful as Suze (Sonoran Silkes). Quite apart from needing name, the colour needs some direction, like a goal for the desired colour & pattern etc. Sorry, but some of those birds being described by the same name have rather different genotypes.​
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Yes, some very different genotypes between them. I am not the one to say which should be bred towards, and goodness knows I do like some birds who are not a "real variety" (someday I'll manage to get photos of my black bodied, buff winged, buff & white crested mix, and share them).

    Anyways, back to the point. Deciding what the goal (or even goals) is (are), and breeding towards the defined goals rather than just aiming for birds who are a mix of blue and buff makes more sense if you really want to propagate these birds.
  5. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

    Mar 3, 2009
    Mesa, Arizona
    Maybe you should have a breed name contest [​IMG]
  6. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    My Coop
    Here is a pic of bantam Lemon Blue Cochin roo. The blue can various shades of blue.

    Last edited: Jul 25, 2011
  7. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    [​IMG] Beautiful roo Steve!!!!!!!!!!!!! But then all of your cochins are gorgeous looking! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2009
  8. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    My Coop
    Hoosiermomma, thank you for the nice compliment.
  9. roostercruiser

    roostercruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2009
    Reelsville, IN
    I put my boy up on eggbid also. I have to many colors to deal with right now and just need the room for all the birds I have.

  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    OK- those are both gorgeous roosters, but..... why wouldn't that be blue wheaton? It looks very similar, anyway.

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