What is the difference between a Lavendar Sussex and Coronation Sussex

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Urbanfarmerkc, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. Urbanfarmerkc

    Urbanfarmerkc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I've been looking at pictures online (very few of the Lavendar) and I for the life of me can't tell the difference between the so called "Lavender" Sussex and our Coronations. Can anyone help me out with this quandary? [​IMG]

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  2. AinaWGSD

    AinaWGSD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As far as I know, it's just two different names for the same color/pattern.
     
  3. Urbanfarmerkc

    Urbanfarmerkc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what I think too but wanted confirmation. Some websites actually make it look like they are different. IE: feathersite has a pic of a lavender and 2 pics of coronation. Who Knows.

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  4. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Different terminology in different countries.
    In the UK a Coronation Sussex is a Blue Columbian pattern.
    In the US a Coronation Sussex is a Lavender Columbian pattern (from birds imported from Australia).
    My understanding of a Lavender Sussex would be a solid coloured Lavender, in the US a Self Blue.
    Feathersite is not a reliable source of chicken colours.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    To me a Lavender (Self Blue) Sussex would be a solid color just like any other breed and the " Coronation" Sussex would be the Blue Columbian color.

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    Last edited: Oct 12, 2010

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