Rare Chicken Colors

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by keeperofthechickens, Apr 5, 2007.

  1. keeperofthechickens

    keeperofthechickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I know Blue is rare. Any other cool colors out there that are rare?
     
  2. Sharisr32

    Sharisr32 Egg Killer ;)

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    Blue is Rare ?? Dang and I got a whole yard full of blue birds
    can I charge extra ??
     
  3. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

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    As far as 'rare' colors go, it depends upon the breed of chicken. While 'blue' might be rare in one breed, it may be very common in another. You can look up the club for the breed of chicken you have and it will tell you about all the colors, wether rare or not, that that breed comes in.
     
  5. Wes in Tx

    Wes in Tx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lavander is probably one of the rarest in the US.
     
  6. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never understood why they call greyish chickens blue?!?!?! It's not blue at all, but grey. Blue is my favorite color, so if there were truely blue chickens without dyeing, I'd be REALLY eager to get em.
     
  7. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

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    Skeeredchicken...in all animals, the color grey is considered "blue". I have an all grey cat who is purebred and he's called a Blue Russian.
     
  8. CashmereSussex

    CashmereSussex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in Sussex rare colours include (in Australia):

    Coronation
    Silver
    Brown
    Lavender
    Speckled
     
  9. suburbanhomesteader

    suburbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    I never understood why they call greyish chickens blue?!?!?!

    For the same reason they call purple flowers "blue". Because they are either color blind, or they are really really WISHING they were blue, so they would be more valuable! LOL!​
     
  10. opal oe

    opal oe Out Of The Brooder

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    Opal This is probably the rairiest color you will ever see
     

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