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Lets make a..........

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickenrandomness, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. Lets make a new Japanese bantam color! i'm bored of all the other ones
     
  2. CheerfulHeart2

    CheerfulHeart2 Creative Problem Solver

    Apr 8, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    Well, I wasn't quite sure what to think of this but I'll toss in a question: What color do you dream of?
     
  3. someting like silver duckwing, golden, lavander.
     
  4. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    They have birchen ones, thats close to SDW. I would like to see Red shouldered japs (like yokohamas)
     
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2010
  5. well, red quill too, plus wheaten! (wheaten is my favorite chicken color!)
     
  6. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Quote:That would be AWESOME!
     
  7. well, how do we make these colors? [​IMG]
     
  8. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2009
    You'd have to bring in birds from similar breeds with that color, and make crossbreds for a while. Japs have been muddying up the Serama genepool for years, so maybe you could import some of those genes back? Wheaten is an accepted Serama color; I have three of them myself! And I thought there were lavender japs? Maybe not. You might have to dip into the OEGB genepool for that. It will take lots of birds over several years, but it sounds like fun!
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2010
  9. hmm, this could get interesting. [​IMG]
     
  10. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I have seen wheaten, golden, silver, and many other colors for sale on eggbid in the last few years. If you search long enough you can find anything.
     

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