Lemon blue? Help me ID the color of my bantam cochin!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jenski, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    I have a bantam cochin pullet who was sold to me as a lemon blue, but she is very, very light. What do you all think? What would you call this color? Is it true lemon blue ~ or would you call this "lemon lavender?"

    http://www.theworldofjenotopia.com/files/2008-1124_lemon_blue_01.jpg

    (she is a bit molty on her neck, but you get the idea)

    Thanks for any "eddication and insight" you can offer!


    Jenski
     
  2. SGM

    SGM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would "guess" yes she is. I don't know much about lemon blue though so I'd wait for someone else's opinion. She's a gorgeous bird.
     
  3. laughingllama75

    laughingllama75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] WOW! Love the color! Nice bird........I don't know anything about Lemon Blue, but just wanted to say she is a looker. [​IMG]
     
  4. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    If that's lemon blue I want some!

    Look at the feathering on that girl's feet. She's amazing.
     
  5. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Looks lemon blue to me. They are still in the new phase and it will take a few more generations to get the color to looking precise plus she will change as she matures.
    I love her![​IMG]
     
  6. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    Thanks everyone. She is a sweetie. Now all I have to do is chase her around trying to keep those fuzzy slippers dry! [​IMG]
     
  7. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    LOL
    With the rain the past few days I finally got fed up and just trimmed the girls' feet. They are much happier. they made so much mess in the nest boxes.
     
  8. wwmicasa1

    wwmicasa1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm just starting to breed Lemon Blue in Large Fowl Cochins. This is a pic of my Cock bird & the following is a pic of my F1 from him and a blue hen.

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    Lynne
     
  9. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    Ohhhh, he is gorgeous!
     
  10. wwmicasa1

    wwmicasa1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much. The pic of Lemon Boy was taken about 2 months ago. He has since filled out. I'll try & get an updated pic of him this weekend & post it.

    This Spring I plan to pen him with 4 Blue hens & see what happens!
     

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