On 2/02/06, MKay wrote:
> On 2hidden "splits," was overlooked.
>>> Michael L
>> Thanks for the information I called the breeders this morning and my female
>> was born in a clutch were the mother was black and grey and the father was
>> blue. My female is blue my boy was born in a clutch were the father was blue
>> and the mother was pure green. so any ideas if my pair has babies what they
>> would look like.
> Terry, can you post a picture of your mother? She is probably cobalt, or dark
> factor bluemasked, if her dad was double-dark factor. Paired with a green
> male that is split to blue (since his father was blue), theoretically they
> should produce blues, dark blues (cobalt) and green. If your male's father
> was dark blue, and in turn left your male carrying a dark factor, then they
> could also produce double dark factors like the ones pictured below, which by
> your description is the same mutation as the mother of your hen.
> I did not know my male was split to dilute. If any of yours have a hidden
> trait like that, you could get even more colors. Isn't this fun? :)
> *** Please, someone, correct me if I'm mistaken! ***
Yes that is what the mother looks like.. That picture was a perfect image of the
mother. I posted a picture of my two lovies, My female is the blue one and the
boy is the green one.