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What Color is my chick?

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Here is my Maran chick hatched yesterday, any thoughts on the color?
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Its a bit early to say for sure, my guess would be Lavender, Porcelain, or something similar.

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A proud member of 4h and a strong bearer of the Pacific Northwest and its Cold, not to mention a chicken mommy of 3 Cochins, 1 Sicilian Buttercup, 2 Bantam EE, 1 RIR/EE Mix, 1 Mille Fleur Booted Bantam, and 2 bantam OEGB's, a Black Bearded Silkie and a double laced silver Plymouth Bantam!
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Idk anything about the porcelain gene, is it recessive? Where does or come from, genetically?
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What colors are the potential parents?  I would guess splash if from a blue pen, or maybe recessive whit.

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They are from mixed pen of Marans, blue/black/ splash wheaten and blue wheaten.
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Originally Posted by roamingchick View Post

They are from mixed pen of Marans, blue/black/ splash wheaten and blue wheaten.

I would then say splash/splash wheaten or blue wheaten?

A proud member of 4h and a strong bearer of the Pacific Northwest and its Cold, not to mention a chicken mommy of 3 Cochins, 1 Sicilian Buttercup, 2 Bantam EE, 1 RIR/EE Mix, 1 Mille Fleur Booted Bantam, and 2 bantam OEGB's, a Black Bearded Silkie and a double laced silver Plymouth Bantam!
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A proud member of 4h and a strong bearer of the Pacific Northwest and its Cold, not to mention a chicken mommy of 3 Cochins, 1 Sicilian Buttercup, 2 Bantam EE, 1 RIR/EE Mix, 1 Mille Fleur Booted Bantam, and 2 bantam OEGB's, a Black Bearded Silkie and a double laced silver Plymouth Bantam!
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I Know What The Parents Are That Odds Have It They Are One Of Those Colors, However This One is Lighter Then Any Of My Blues And So Much DifferentIIn Color Then The Other 22 Chicks I Got From Same Pen.
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