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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shelleyb1969, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    I breed my bantam red frizzled hen to my bantam blue orpington roo? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Blue and red make purple, right? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

  2. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
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  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    if only it were that easy! i'd have pink chickens!!! [​IMG]
  4. farmerlor

    farmerlor Songster

    Yes!! That's exactly how it works!! I'm going to breed my buff orp to my blue andalusian to get a green chicken!
  5. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    No, you Take blue and red dye mixed together and use it on a white silkie. LOL jk
  6. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Wal~Mart has green chickens in the yard decorations section. They are so ugly ! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. iajewel

    iajewel Songster

    Oct 22, 2008
    Corning IA
    I know they used to inject food coloring into eggs ( please don't ask me what stage) and the chicks would hatch that color untill they grew feathers in??? so ya.. you can have a purple chick.. good luck on the purple chicken though

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