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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by davecash, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 3 chicks, their called self-blues.. anyone care to tell me bout them
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Dave, Self-blue is a color, more aptly called lavender in the United States. Several breeds come in self-blue. Unlike a blue chicken, lavender should breed true. If you breed two blue birds, you can get blue, black or splash, but two self blues bred will produce another self-blue, is my understanding.
     
  3. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    Cyn is correct.

    I believe the "self" part of the color name means that it reproduces itself.

    I used to raise Self Blue OEGB. They were the cutest babies of all the OEGB breeds I had.

    Jean
     

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