What color would you call this??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LilBizzy, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    I have a few frizzled D'Uccle/cochin mixes. They are basically mutts, but very good looking mutts!!
    I have called this coloring "Greyish", but I know that isn't quite right. I thought with different breeds, there are only specific colors. But would that apply to mixed breeds also?
    They are a little lighter colored than the pictures indicate.

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    The gals just hatched some chicks, and one is such a light silvery color.. I'm trying to figure out what color it might be when it grows. The moms were twice as dark as this one when they were babies.
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2010
  2. Sunny the Hippie Chick

    Sunny the Hippie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    Brookings Oregon
    They look Blue to me. But I am no expert
  3. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2010
    Jeremiah, Ky.
    Love the frizzle.
  4. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2009
    Kildare, Wisconsin
    Yep, they're Blue. And if you're working with Blue genetics, that light-colored chick of yours is probably a Splash. [​IMG]
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  5. huntercf

    huntercf Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2010
    smokey blue with a hint of lavender...[​IMG]
  6. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Cool! I was thinking they were probably blue. So the little baby.. if it is splash, that is a very light color, correct?

    And if it frizzes.. it would probably look very cool
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Beautiful, birds... I would keep breeding them to see if you can get them to a reproducible standard.

    Then you could post on BSA and sell their eggs at extremely high prices....
  8. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Quote:They are beauties, I agree. I got them from tfpets here on BYC. They are extremely broody. They hatched out 6 last month. The 6 that hatched were all black and white colored. If they are going to continue this coloring, I will definately share these . Everyone needs some yard eye candy!!

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