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Re: blue and black masked lovies

Posted by Terry on 2/03/06
(14) Comments

    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.
    >> Thanks
    >> Terry
    > 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.