What color is this? (Genetics behind it?) Pics and Vid

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ChickenWisperer, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Songster

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    Hey guys!

    Just got this WONDERFUL little girl today - I named her Faun.

    I'm fairly sure Faun is an EE, but was sold as Ameraucana (of course). I have NEVER, ever seen this kind of coloring before! She is so beautiful. Does anyone have any clue what kind of color you might coin her? She is only 4 months old.

    But most importantly, how do you think I should/could reproduce her coloring? I'm not really "experienced" with color projects or color genetics in chickens. But She is so lovely.

    Here are some pics -

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  2. catwalk

    catwalk Songster

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    blue birchen???
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    Birchen mix... and I'd say close to being Ameraucana... but would still call it an EE.
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I'd say birchen blue as well- with penciling. Gorgeous! What about crossing her with a white roo? Maybe she'd have the dominant colors.
     
  5. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Songster

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    Oh my, she is so pretty ! [​IMG] I just love EE's. I would think any blue or white roo would keep that color going. Although i have had experience yet. Thats what i would try though.
     
  6. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Songster

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    i might even go splash with that because hopefully her color is more dominate so you probably should use a roo that is more recessive in traits....but i could be wrong just starting to grasp this whole thing as well
     
  7. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    WOW....a White Laced Black Wyandotte just builded in my head....she is something...[​IMG]
     
  8. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Songster

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    Thanks guys!

    Im definately very happy I have her. Such a sweet, beautiful girl.

    I was thinking blue or white roo as well. Wasnt sure.....because I can tell she has quite a few things going on with color.
     

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