Partridge cochin X splash cochin

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chevgrl, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. chevgrl

    chevgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So a friend of mine wanted me to hatch a dozen eggs from her partridge cochins roo and the hens are splash, black and blue.

    I was wondering what color to expect from the splash X Partridge mix?
     
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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    About the same you'd get from Splash x Buff - You'll get 100% blue chicks with some brown pencilling, smudging, etc on the bodies, usually just in the neck, but it varies. Some will have brown extending into the chest and wings too.
     
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    chevgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm... I'm interested to see how it all turns out. i think is trying to get the lemon blue coloring. But she heard somewhere that if you can't get a brown red then a partridge will work too. But I didn't thing that was the case.
     
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  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yes, they will indeed look very similar to Lemon Blues. A lot of people sell such crosses that way too.
     
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    chevgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But it's not actually the true lemon blue coloring, not that there is a standard for that color, but brown red would have to be in the mix over a blue?
     

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