mixing colors?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by J3172, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. J3172

    J3172 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What would I get if i mixed my bs cock with a ib hen?
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Ok first BS is not a color ,but a pattern.

    My guess your is a Blue BS X IB =All Blue looking split to BS
     
  3. J3172

    J3172 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If BS isn't a color, then is white a pattern too. What makes the difference if I refer to it as a color or pattern, what's the difference?
     
  4. DMFarm

    DMFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are all patterns
    Barred wing
    Pied
    Silver pied
    Blackshoulder
    White eye

    These are colors
    White
    cameo
    blue
    peach
    purple
    bronze
    charcoal
    opal
    midnight
    jade

    The different in color and pattern is you can get all of these colors with different patterns like purple blackshoulder, purple silver pied and so on. White is the only color that will mask all the other colors. When breeding different color pieds if you hatch a white chick it will be what ever color the parents are if they are cameo it will be a white cameo if bronze it will be a white bronze and so on.
     

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