What colours

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by werb, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. werb

    werb In the Brooder

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    I have a Lav Roo Pekin from two Lavender parents. I'm aiming to get a good colour, any ideas what colours I could get if I x him with different colour hens?
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Unless they also have lav, the results would be the same as if he were black
     
  3. werb

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    So basically he is a black roo?
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Lavender is a dilution. If he is solid lavender coloured, then what you see is a dilution of black. If you see any cream or pale gold, that is a dilution of red/gold/buff.
     

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