What is a "split"?

Dread Pirate Roberts

Songster
11 Years
Jan 20, 2009
1,168
15
161
NorCal
I keep reading about "splits"...like in the context of Lavender Orps and things of that nature...would somebody please be so kind as to 'splain to me what this means?

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scbatz33

No Vacancy, Belfry Full
11 Years
Jan 23, 2009
7,000
26
251
South GA
I'll attempt to answer...... "split" lav means it has the lav allele(sp) but is not showing the color. Usually the black offspring of a black/lav breeding will be considered "split". If you breed two split birds together you will get a % of the color they are "split" with.........I think
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