What would you call this color?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by phasianidae, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you think of it? Does a similar looking color exist in any breed? Thanks in advance. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. syble

    syble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the silvering looks like birchen in action. the body color i'm having a hard time deciding if its lavender, or platinum or something, the sun seams odd on it.
     
  3. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Splash Birchen to me. Exists in Marans, and it may in other breeds too, but can't help you there. [​IMG]
     
  4. kinsey228

    kinsey228 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't know, but it is gorgeous !
     
  5. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What cross is this? Almost looks Isabel to me, a lavender diluted gold. Beautiful. Lav Orp and buff brahma maybe? Looks like he has a "funny" comb which would suggest to me that both parents were not single combed birds, but I can't tell if there's feathered feet. You can also see the bit of columbian influence that might also suggest a buff columbian bird was used.
     
  6. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I lost this thread.
    His father is an Orpington x White Ameraucana, his mother is the result of a New Hampshire x Black Sexlink father x Splash Wyandotte mother.
    I "think" he is:

    ER/EWh
    Co/co+
    Db/db+
    Ml/ml+
    Di/di+
    S/s+
    Bl/bl+
    and possibly C+/c

    -a bit complicated but a beautiful bird nonetheless.
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  7. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    isabel...
     
  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    There's no birchen or E^R in him at all.

    Definitely blue in him, possibly but not likely dun as well. There's Ml/ml+ and he's very likely either E^Wh/E^Wh or E^Wh/e^b

    Definitely S/s+

    Possibly Di/di+ but the only parents carrying it are the Buff and possibly the New Hampshire.



    No Lavender, no Birchen, no Splash.
     
  9. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Purty. [​IMG]
     
  10. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well he hatched blue and his mom is completely blue. Why do you suggest he lacks E^R? He is ether E^Wh/E^R or E^Wh/E. No dun in him.
     

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