What in the world is a "Blue Sport"?!?!?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kerryandjennie, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. kerryandjennie

    kerryandjennie Hatching

    Apr 11, 2011
    I got 3 Austrolorp hens yesterday and an Americana rooster. The guy I got them from said that the chicks would be blue. When I later asked what the roo was, he told me "Blue Sport". Does this mean anything to anyone? I've Googled it, but come up with nothing. Any help is appreciated! TIA!
  2. HatchingFever

    HatchingFever Songster

    Feb 8, 2011
    Ive never heard of it before.
  3. kerryandjennie

    kerryandjennie Hatching

    Apr 11, 2011
    My husband is the animal photographer around here, so I'll get him to take pics tomorrow so maybe someone will know what he is! LOL He is a very pretty rooster, though!
  4. txhomegrown

    txhomegrown Songster

    Dec 18, 2010
    Como, TX
    He might have been calling you sport.

    As in:
    That rooster will be blue, sport.
  5. OtterCreekRanch

    OtterCreekRanch Songster

    Mar 16, 2011
    NE Texas
    A blue sport is also called a splash. Blue does not breed true, so when you breed to blues together half of the chicks come out blue, 1/4 come out splash and the other 1/4 come out black. Splash are the chicks that received two blue genes from their parents, the blue chicks received 1 and the black chicks received none.

    At least in OE the term sport is used to describe any chick that is not the color being bred together.
    The sports are much lighter in color due to a double dose of the diluting gene.
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2011
  6. itsy

    itsy Songster

    Mar 14, 2011
    New England
  7. kerryandjennie

    kerryandjennie Hatching

    Apr 11, 2011
    He might have been calling you sport.

    As in:
    That rooster will be blue, sport.


    Ahhhh! That answer makes a lot of sense, OtterCreek! Thanks!​
  8. Baymule

    Baymule Crowing

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    Well, it seems you are the veeery lucky new owner of the fabled Bleu Sport Rooster. [​IMG] Bleu Sport Roosters always wear Nike's, it's the "swoosh" logo that engages their attention, plus Nike's give the Bleu Sport Rooster the needed edge to out run the ladies. ( If you know what I mean) Nike's also help the Bleu Sport Rooster jump higher, jump farther and really dig for worms.

    Bleu Sport Roosters only style their combs with Rene Furterer Anti-Dehydrating Structuring Mousse. Strong Hold, please and in the Mango Colada flavor. Mmmmmm............

    Bleu Sport Roosters shop at Macy's for Calvin Klein Eternity cologne and use their bonus gift Boluva watch to tell time so they know when to crow in the A.M. They also have been known to shop in fine men's stores for handmade Tibetan Cashmere Tailfeather Shawls to protect the beauty of their bottoms while sleeping.

    Bleu Sport Roosters take karate lessons from Chuck Norris and never lose a hen to hawks or foxes.

    Bleu Sport Roosters are always Bleu.

    Bleu Sport Roosters exibit gentlemanly behavior toward their hens.

    Bleu Sport Roosters danced with Betty White on Dances With the Stars and won that shiny mirror ball to take back to the coop. This can be a distraction as they then want to look at their reflection all day. They can be a little conceited.

    Bleu Sport Roosters are always good sports.
  9. Urban Chaos

    Urban Chaos Songster

    Feb 9, 2011
    Bleu Sport Rooster doesn't always drink beer, but when it does, it prefers Dos Equis
  10. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Songster

    May 26, 2009
    Portland, tennessee
    Quote:Yup. Your officially awsome:p

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