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BLRW'S with white spot on head

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by marymac, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silky hatched 5 BLRW eggs. I have 2 dark ones and 2 light ones and 1 mixed dark and light. My 2 dark ones both have a very white spot on top of their heads. Could this mean they are males? Or does this not mean anything in this breed?[​IMG]
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I don't know what it means.....None of mine have ever hatched with a white spot on it's head.
     
  3. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a photo of one. Not very good, but you can see the white spot.

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    The other one is right beside it, but the white blends in with mamma.
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2009
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Are they as dark as they look in the picture? Are they chipmunked striped at all?
    Here's what one group of mine looked like.

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  5. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 light ones 1 mixed one and 2 that are pretty dark. Here are a couple more pics.

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  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    It will be interesting to see how they turn out. I've never seen any that dark without any chipmunk striping.
     
  7. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    They look more like barred rocks IMO.
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:That's kind of what I was thinking, but was hoping I was wrong for her sake.
     
  9. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I sure hope they are BLRW, that's what I paid for from someone that sells their eggs here regularly and that's what they were marked as. I'll be real disappointed if they aren't.
     
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I think I'd pm them and ask what other kinds of eggs they have.
     

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