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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:51 pm 
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hello I have some baby lav ara's that hatched today. Some are all lavender and some have light points. Have attached a piccy in the gallery what should they look like ( ie points or no points?) had another one hatch last week that is a lighter lav then these with white top knot!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:00 pm 
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ps the photo is in the Aruacana section under Lav chicks hatched 18/1/11

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:42 pm 
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Here's your pic
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On the whole they look a lot darker than my lav araucanas looked, but they are the only chicks I have seen (though I did have about 20 of them!).

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:59 am 
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Here are my only Lav Ara chicks. I think yours might be blue rather than lavender but I am by no means an expert.


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Sorry I'm no help to you but just wanted to say they are lovely looking chicks.
They do look more of a blue colour rather than lavender but either way they are super cute.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:40 am 
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Thanks :biggrin: they are super cute. Now they have fluffed up have 4 that are lighter lavender with the lighter points ( yellow on stomach/ wing tips and head) and three that are that dark lav/blue colour.

Will be intrested to see how they grow up!

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:48 am 
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Hi ,
Im no expert either. I have both a seperate Lavander and Blue line of Bantam Araucanas. My Lavs are generally a bit lighter in colour when born, some born like greenfumbs or with the lav down and no "yellow points". Some do look like the blues ..... Mind you they do all look like they are still moist and this will make them appear darker...photos can be decieving. what have they dried like? It will be interesting to see the feather colour in a few weeks time.

oh I see you have answered whilst Ive been writing this... glad they have are looking more Lav for you

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:53 am 
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Will put some more piccies up this afternoon!

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I think that they will look gorgeous either way, I love blue chooks :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:04 pm 
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Hello all!
put another pic up in the galler. Its called baby lav araucana's born 18/1/11. They are a bit more fluffed up now!

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georgous, they all look lav to me, one of the parents would have to be blue if any of them are blue, if both parents are lav, chicks will be lav.
a shiny, metalic look to the chicks is usually gives lav away, it can be dark or light, blue is matt colour in chick down, eventally having darker lacing on the outer tips of the feather.

i breed standard and bantam aras in lav, blue, black and splash.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:51 pm 
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Here is your picture. They are looking a lot more how I'd expect Lavs to look! They are gorgeous!

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:02 pm 
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If you look in this thread, about 4 posts from top is some lavenders I hatched for a mate, they are only day old

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