Baby color question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by OwensChickens, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. OwensChickens

    OwensChickens Chirping

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    Why do baby chickens have gray feathers?

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  2. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Songster

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    What breed are you referring to?
     
  3. OwensChickens

    OwensChickens Chirping

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    we hatched mix breeds.

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  4. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Songster

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    Each breed has different coloration for its chicks' down. You just happen to have some that are grey then. There is no reason beyond that.
     

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