What color is my D'uccle?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by PippyChicken, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well both parents are Lavender but this one looks black so I'm not sure...

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    Maybe this pic is better..With the flash on

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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'd wait for it to feather out more... hmm... but it does look black??????
     
  3. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will post some pictures when it gets older. i really don't know how the person before me got the colors.I got it from Mrs. Jaynie(jimnjay) who said she got them both from a lady up in Tennesee...
     
  4. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what other colours in the pen...
     
  5. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just 2 lavender D'uccles
     
  6. bigchicken2

    bigchicken2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lavender is a black mutation so people breed them to blacks. So sometimes lavenders are black.
     
  7. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How long do you keep them together before keeping their eggs? Lavender is rec lav gene on black... you don't breed any other colour from mating of 2 lav birds.
     
  8. crazy chook

    crazy chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I would have thought that it should be lav? [​IMG]
     
  9. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really wasn't trying tobreed them but I would like to. And they are always together. We just decided to try hatching them an see what we would get
     
  10. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So if I breed lavender to lavender all I will get is black? [​IMG]
     

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