Young cockerel - lavender or blue??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kahlua, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. kahlua

    kahlua Songster

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    I have a young OE, and I can't decide if he's lavender or blue. I know there were lavender ameraucanas in the pen, as well as blue copper marans...so it could be either, although the odds of lavender were probably pretty low...
    He's got some leakage on his wings and neck that looks straw colored.

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    With young EE and barred rock pullets

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    You can see some of the leakage here...

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    I realize it's unlikely he carries the blue egg gene due to the single comb, but if he's lavender I may keep him.
     

  2. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Songster

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    Looks lavender to me!
     
  3. mabhera

    mabhera Songster

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    Looks lavender to me. I love lavenders!!! Pretty bird.
     

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