A blending of a blue face hatch, white hackle and clarets. They could be straight comb or peacomb, more on the medium or low station and light yellow red in color. 70% are yellow legged and 30% have white legs, comes out with lemon hackle. They are known to be an accurate cutter with good timing, it is regarded as an intelligent bird with weaving ability. It can be fought in as is in their current genetic make up and also blends well with Kelso and particularly the hatch strain of gamefowl. A straight comb lemon is 1/2 sandy hatch, 1/4 claret and 1/4 Kearney white hackle. A pea comb is 1/2 McLean hatch and 1/2 clarets.
The most well-known lemon bloodline in the Philippines is the Lemon 84 which was Originated by the legend Paeng Araneta, Lemon 84 has become the base bloodline used by most Bacolod breeders. Until presently, this line is still winning. Basically from the Hatch-Butcher-Claret blends of the late Duke Hulsey, Paeng has been able to create subfamilies from the original stocks.
Lemon 84 (called as such because the original brood cock had leg-band number 84) comes lemon hackled, pea-combed or straight-combed, yellow and green-legged. Although lacking in gameness, Lemon 84 makes up for it with its almost automatic, instinctive and precise sense of timing when it clips the opponent in mid-air and throws his fatal punches or counter-punches. This is its most sought-after trait despite its medium or low station.