Pictures of Lemon Blue Old English bantams

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by promiselandfarm5, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. promiselandfarm5

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    After going to the flea market my oldest daughter wants Lemon Blue OE bantams for her birthday. The only problem is I don't remember seeing them there. If anyone has any pictures, I would love to see what I am looking for.

    Thanks so much
     
  2. Chris09

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  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    Are Lemon Blues the blue phase of Brown Reds ?
     
  4. promiselandfarm5

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    Quote:I have no idea. [​IMG] Maybe someone else knows.
     
  5. Chris09

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    Yes there Brown Red with Blue added...

    And I am right they "act" like a Blue.

    Lemon Blue X Blue = 50% Lemon Blue, 25% Brown Red, 25% Splash/ Sport
    Lemon Blue X Splash/ Sport = 50% Lemon Blue, 50% Splash/ Sport
    Lemon Blue X Black = 50% Lemon Blue, 50% Brown Red

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    Chris
     
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  6. promiselandfarm5

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    WOW!!!! I was hoping it wasn't going to be confusing.

    So if my daughter got a pair of the Lemon Blue OE....the color would not breed true?
     
  7. RAREROO

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    No The blue color in any breed even if it is in a pattern does not breed true.

    If you breed lemon blue to lemon blue you will get 50% lemon blues, 25% brown reds, and 25% Lemon Splashes. ( they will have the lemon color in the same place but instead of blue, it will look white with with black and blue splashes. But Splash is not white. I imagine Lemon Splashes being a really pretty color.
     
  8. promiselandfarm5

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    Quote:Okay. I am glad I asked, My daughter and I would have been really surprised when the color of the next generation changed.

    I thought maybe they would be self blue. Second generation stays blue on those , right?
     
  9. RAREROO

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    Yes Self Blue ( lavender) breeds true.
     
  10. Madviolin

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    i know this thread is kinda old but i was wondering do ginger reds breed true?? Just curious....
     

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