question about splash genetics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ltlchicken, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. ltlchicken

    ltlchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was of the understanding that splash is splash. the other day, i was introduced to a splash cockeral with some copper in its neck feathers. i promise, he is a splash. has anyone else seen this?
     
  2. Hi! It was probably from a blue x blue cross involving a blue bird with 'leaky' gold/red.

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  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    It could be from any breeding that gives two copies of blue. But there are also insufficient melanizers to keep the hackles from showing colour. It isn't that uncommon an occurrance, and it is a DQ
     
  4. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    I've got a splash bantam araucana roo just like that. It happens!
     

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