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Looking for LARGE Blue Chicken

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by newnanchic, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. newnanchic

    newnanchic Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Hi I am looking for a type of "large" Blue chicken. My grandfather saw these and thinks they are beautiful. I would like to give him 2 hens and a rooster. I have an incubator . Does anyone know the breed I am looking for and do you know where I can get those eggs?? Thanks
  2. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Songster

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    Could be any number of different breeds.
    Let's see, there's standard cochins, orpingtons, jersey giants to name a few.

    And welcome to BYC!
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

    Apr 9, 2007
    He might be talking about Blue Andalusians. In size they are bigger than Leghorns, about the same as Minorcas.

    A unique genetic feature of this breed is the constant recurrence in the offspring of not only all blue chicks, but also the black, white, and black-white colors used in the original matings many generations ago to produce these blue birds. All of these chicks carry the blue genes and when mated black on white .
    Approximately 50% of the baby chicks will be all blue. The other 50% will be black, white, and black/white combinations.

    Most hatchery's have them.
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  4. newnanchic

    newnanchic Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Thank you for the info. I do not know of a hatchry in my area so I will try and find one. Thanks again!!!
  5. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

    Apr 9, 2007
    You can always order them online.

    your welcome
  6. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    I have a large blue rooster (orp) and 2 blue hens (andalusians) I am rehoming. Where are you located?
  7. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Here is a pic of my Blue Andalusian, Merryweather.


    and here is a pic of my Blue Cochin (she is not full grown).


    Do either of these look familiar?
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Maybe Blue Orpingtons? They are clean-legged, whereas Cochins are featherlegged. Here are mine:
  9. King Tubby

    King Tubby In the Brooder

    Aug 13, 2007
    Mechanicsville VA
    Does anybody have a picture of a Blue Rock? I can't find one online.
  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Here is my Blue Rock pullet...Topaz...she will be one year old in March.


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