What is the difference between Self Blue and Lavender?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blaundee, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is "self blue" the same as lavender?
     
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  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes.
     
  3. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    You're welcome but here is a quote from something Chris said a while back, maybe he will stop in and she some more light on it.

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  5. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So then.... what is the difference between lavender and self-blue? Is it a genetic difference?
     
  6. RAREROO

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    Quote:As far as I know they are the same thing but I'm not quite sure what he meant by that so hopefully he or Sonoran will explain any difference if there is any.
     
  7. Chris09

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    Quote:
    Like I said all, "Lavenders" are Self Blue BUT not all Self Blues are, "Lavenders". [​IMG]

    "Lavenders" should be a single uniform Blue color throughout plumage, making it a Self Blue.
    Now some Self Blue that is a single uniform Blue color throughout plumage but may or may not carry the, "Lavenders" gene.
    There are some Self Blues that are bred from, Blue (Bl), "Andalusian Blue" there not a Splash but a Self Blue and they breed just like Blue (Bl), "Andalusian Blue".
    The Self Blues that are bred from Blue (Bl), "Andalusian Blue" tend to look just like a Self Blue that carry's the, "Lavender" but with better feather quality then most Self Blue that carry's the, "Lavender".


    Chris
     
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  8. RAREROO

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    Quote:
    Like I said all, "Lavenders" are Self Blue BUT not all Self Blues are, "Lavenders". [​IMG]

    "Lavenders" should be a single uniform Blue color throughout plumage, making it a Self Blue.
    Now some Self Blue that is a single uniform Blue color throughout plumage but may or may not carry the, "Lavenders" gene.
    There are some Self Blues that are bred from, Blue (Bl), "Andalusian Blue" there not a Splash but a Self Blue and they breed just like Blue (Bl), "Andalusian Blue".
    The Self Blues that are bred from Blue (Bl), "Andalusian Blue" tend to look just like a Self Blue that carry's the, "Lavender" but with better feather quality then most Self Blue that carry's the, "Lavender".


    Chris

    OK I know what you mean now, I'm pretty sure I have saw some like that before.
     

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