mottled or splashed old english?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by briarpatchfarms, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    back in the summer i had bought these OE bantams as splashed but yesterday i was looking at there feathering and i noticed they had a black underlay in there feathering with longer white tips on there feathering but they dont look mottled could they be a new color like a splashed mottled because not all the feathers have the black underlay but most do? Someone help! [​IMG]

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  2. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    Fowlerville,MI
    They are very pretty whatever color they are!
     
  3. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would call them splashed.
     
  4. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    all of there offspring are black with a little bit of white!
     
  5. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Maybe they were recently outcrossed and will not throw true for a few more generations. I would line breed and see what happens. I would say they are splashed.... but I always thought there was supposed to be some blue in splashed and these guys look all black and white. [​IMG]
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I would say mottled.
     
  7. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say mottled also. VERY PRETTY [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Vcomb

    Vcomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mottled with too much white in them. could be due to age.
     
  9. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    there only 9 months old though!
     
  10. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    They are mottled. They have more white than they should, but they are definately not splash.
     

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