8 and 4 week old Orp chicks Growing up very nice blues

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BamaChicken, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Well I have a choice of at least two nice blue cockerals. Let them grow a bit and see how typey they are. They have the right eye color. They are in with a few silkies that hatched at the same time. I already gave away a few of them.
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    Here are the 4 week olds Five of them are out of the breeder in Fl. eggs that I brought back with me from the show in Jan. Also you can see my splash pullet I finally hatched.
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  2. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Well, you can always send me a blue roo. [​IMG]

    Oh wait, I might have one. I guess I better wait till I can tell what gender they are. [​IMG]

    got the eggs BTW thanks soooo much!
     
  3. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Oh great. Hope you get a great hatch.
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How many of your hatch was cockerals? They sure are pretty!
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Congrats on the Splash pullet! Lovely birds, Julie.
     
  6. Rick

    Rick Out Of The Brooder

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    Love the pics!

    Now I have another color (splash) to add to my list! [​IMG]

    -Rick
     
  7. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
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    Nice birds.......Julie. I got a splash pullet the 1st and 2nd hatch I did but, they are bantams not standards.
     
  8. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    MP out of the five that are in that first group,looks like 2 out of five. On the second group which is not out of my flock except for the splash pullet and the blue they look cockeral heavy to me. I should be able to tell better in about two weeks.
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I am just curious ho wmany of mine that are blue will turn out to be males. LOL I guess the % is high!
     
  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Some of mine are too young yet to be sexed but they are all goreous! In about two months time, I would be able to figure out which is which! I got alot more blacks going on here and possibly some mottled but its a wait and see going on here!
     

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