Splash? What is that?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HeadHen, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. HeadHen

    HeadHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I'm new to chickens. Waiting for my first to arrive anyday and loving the BYC forum as an outlet for my anticipation and craving for education.
    Can someone tell me what a splash is? [​IMG]
    I keep seeing them mentioned but have no idea what they are or why they are special?
     
  2. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Splash is a light blue colored chicken with dark blue or black on it....

    Here is my Splash Cochin
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    I am still trying to figure out if the red on him is acceptable on splash coloring..... [​IMG]


    Edited because I found his baby picture here he is at 2 days old...

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  3. ccrecelius

    ccrecelius Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it when people aske questions like this, because then I don't have too! Thank you HeadHen.
     
  4. ashyannehand

    ashyannehand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red or not - he is lovely! [​IMG]
     
  5. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you and I love his red on him!!

    I was just curious about it since his brother that I just sold does not have the red. [​IMG]
     
  6. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Here's a picture of my splash Ameraucana cockerel as a chick, and at 6 weeks:

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  7. HeadHen

    HeadHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem [​IMG]



    I LOVE that pic of the roo with the little bit of red! That is a gorgeous picture, looks like a magazine photo! [​IMG]
     
  8. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

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    <---------- My splash Orpington rooster. A splash is a bird with two doses of the blue gene. I have more pictures of my splash on my website under Orpington and Ameraucana.
     
  9. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Quote:There is not a standard for splash, but I would keep none of them with the red. He is still a good looking boy.
     
  10. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:There is not a standard for splash, but I would keep none of them with the red. He is still a good looking boy.

    Interesting info thank you Korfus Kluckers!!

    He is my backyard eye candy a sweetheart to everyone. So here he will stay we love him. [​IMG]
     

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