Question about BBS Ameraucanas

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by teamlauder, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. teamlauder

    teamlauder Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there! I'm somewhat new to chicken lingo. What does BBS stand for when describing a chicken breed?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Blue, black, splash
     
  3. teamlauder

    teamlauder Out Of The Brooder

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    OH!!! Thank you so much!
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    It refers to the fact that blue technically does not breed true, but instead, when breeding blue x blue you get all three listed colors. [​IMG]
     

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