Update on Dun/Khaki/Platinum Sumatra project

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ~SunSetsWest~, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. ~SunSetsWest~

    ~SunSetsWest~ Songster

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    It started with one dark dun roo over 4 hens, 2 black, 1 light dun and 1 splash..The babies are starting to come of age now and I must say I am in love with the khaki's, all the colors from this breeding are nice but the khaki's really stand out...
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    Khaki pullets and the only cockerel so far

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    The one blue pullet I kept

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    And a few of what I believe to be Platinum

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  2. mschickychick

    mschickychick Songster

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    They are beautiful. Let me know if you ever offer any eggs please.
     
  3. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    Pretty birds. [​IMG]

    What is platinum? Is it a combination of I^D & something else?
     
  4. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Songster

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    They are gorgeous! That khaki roo especially. Put me on the list as well if you ever decide to sell any eggs!
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

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    Beautiful birds! I love seeing color projects as they're very interesting. I really like the platinum coloring. Very nice! Thanks for sharing them with us.
     
  6. ~SunSetsWest~

    ~SunSetsWest~ Songster

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    Thanks everyone!! [​IMG] This has been fun..I had seen my first dun Sumatra a year or so ago, but had no idea that it (the dun) would make such beautiful colors [​IMG]

    PS. I do sell eggs, PM for info
     
  7. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    Please will you explain what platinum is?[​IMG]
     
  8. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I love that Khaki cockerel! [​IMG]
     
  9. ~SunSetsWest~

    ~SunSetsWest~ Songster

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    Quote:Dun works the same way as blue, so 2 blue genes equal splash, 2 dun genes make khaki the dun equal of splash (more or less) when a bird get one copy of dun and one copy of blue it comes out platinum, not quite blue, not quite dun but you can see both colors in the right light..
     
  10. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    You have been a busy girl, no wonder you've been so quiet lately. What a unique and gorgeous group. I can see why you were so excited about these a while back. Wow...
     

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