Splash Orpingtons

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  1. anderson1209

    anderson1209 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone. My name Is Jeremy I'm new to this forum. But i do have a question. Is a splash orpington a breed like the Rhode Island breed where you breed a red to a red and you get a red? Or is it like a Blue Orpington where you breed two different breeds to get a 100% blue. And if a Splash Orpington is a breed are thay really hard to hatch.
     
  2. LaurenV

    LaurenV Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. anderson1209

    anderson1209 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for the warm welcome! Do you by any chance know anything about splash orpingtons
     
  4. LaurenV

    LaurenV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry but I have no idea at all.... I haven't heard of them... sorry... [​IMG]
     
  5. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched a splash orp. I hatched some beautious eggs from Bargin - Nancy Garry They were Blue Black and Splash orpingtons. Splash is a color pattern you can get from the breed orpington. Some of the chicks were black in color some blue and the splash is a pale blue with darker blue polka dots. You can find her egg auctions in the auction threads here. They are no more difficult than any other color or breed. Welcome [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. anderson1209

    anderson1209 Out Of The Brooder

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    So you cant breed splash to splash and get splash? So then they are like the blue orpington you need to have two different birds to make a splash.
     
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    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. tennesseeckn

    tennesseeckn Real or not real?

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    The blue andalusian gene breeds like this:

    Black X Black = 100 % black

    Black X Blue = 50 % black, 50% blue

    Black X Splash = 100% blue

    Blue X Splash = 50% blue, 50% splash

    Splash X Splash = 100% splash

    Blue X Blue = 50% black, 25% splash, 25% blue


    Edited to fix third line. Sorry 'bout that.
     
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  9. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    Splash orpingtons come out of blue orpingtons, but they do breed true getting %100 Splash.
     
  10. anderson1209

    anderson1209 Out Of The Brooder

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    THANK YOU for clearing this up. This is what I thought. I have splash and I'm breeding splash to splash to get splash and later I will breed for blue.But some one said I was wrong and I couldnt gaurentee splash. How about hatching them I can hatch very successfully hatch Black Austerlorps about a 90 to 95% hatch rate and the same with my gold links But the splash are not going so good. Any thoughts???
     

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