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What colour may this be fully grown?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Beanie007, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. Beanie007

    Beanie007 New Egg

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    Hi there. What colour May my day old araucana chick be fully grown? Was told it was a lavender roo running with the flock but thinking it might be a black.
    Many thanks [​IMG]
     
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  3. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Black with a lil white I think.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Lavender is a recessive gene. When bred with non-lavender birds, they produce solid black chicks.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Black.

    The chick should carry the recessive lavender gene, so folks here would say it's black split to lavender. Meaning if you bred it to a lavender bird or another black bird split to lavender you'd have a chance to get lavender birds.
     
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