12 Baby girls are here!!!! PICS

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by urbancountrygal, May 26, 2011.

  1. urbancountrygal

    urbancountrygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are my 12 babies getting settled in. 3 of each breed. BO, BR, Golden and Sliver Laces Wyandottes!!!! LOVE them. They grow sooo quick. My first flock of 9 are 5-6wks old now.

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  2. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute!

    Is that red paint on their heads or nartural?
     
  3. birdstheword

    birdstheword Out Of The Brooder

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    In the second picture, what's with the pink/purple feathers?
     
  4. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed are the black ones with the lighter colored patches on the back of their heads? I got some exactly like that as extras (probably roos) in an Ideal order that came this morning. Also, why do some of them have red coloring on their heads; did you have them marked so you could tell which were the males?
     
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  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    heehee, too cute!

    I love their little hatchery dots, very chic. Or should I say chick
     
  6. tclegg

    tclegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ones with the white and yellow dots are the Barred Rocks---the pink or red spoltches of feathers are the marking dots from the hatchery--so they can kep track of the chicks when they are counting and separating the order for shipping--it eventually wears off.[​IMG]
     
  7. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too cute! The chicks with the pink color mark on their heads are usually the packing peanut extras.
     
  8. urbancountrygal

    urbancountrygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Those are Barred Rocks. They were combined with another big order at the feed store that had another breed that was mainly black. So they marked my 3 with red as barred rock pullets.
     
  9. urbancountrygal

    urbancountrygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:paint so they would know the breeds apart
     
  10. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:paint so they would know the breeds apart

    Gotcha...that was a good idea! [​IMG] They are really cute!
     

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