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blue hatching partridge? ~PICS~

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kasey08, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm 8 Years

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    i have a pen with blue and black hen over a blue roo. just hatched out 5 under my broody and one has a blue head then like a chip munk color back they are very good quality.what color could it be?
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2010
  2. catwalk

    catwalk Songster

    May 19, 2009
    I've heard of a lot of people hatching partridge chicks out of solid color pens. I have a black pair myself that makes those!
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  3. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm 8 Years

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    here is mine [​IMG] think it will be partridge?
     
  4. GypsyChic

    GypsyChic Songster

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    Hi Hun, yes that's a 'part' chick. Adorable! [​IMG] How old again?
     
  5. midwaychicken

    midwaychicken Hatching

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    Hey all!!!!! Just curious.... How do you get a part. chick. what colors hatch out partridge,silverlaced,etc. I have as of today 4 blue hens and a blue roo w/4 chicks left(3 yellow,and a very dark grey) I think the dark chick may be black not sure. They are 3 weeks and a day old. absolutely adorable!!!!!! I love my cochins!!!! I'm totally new to the chicken world but I love them. I wish I'd had them years ago. I would appreciate any and all help.
     
  6. catwalk

    catwalk Songster

    May 19, 2009
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    Quote:[​IMG] These partridge chicks are anomolies, and they seem to be limited to Silkies. Your light chicks are likely to be splash, and your other one is blue. Your best bet is to breed together the colors to which you can predict the results.
     
  7. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm 8 Years

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    i dont get it? there 2 days old. how did i get that color? are they not very good quality? and when it grows up what color can i breed with it?
     
  8. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm 8 Years

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    [​IMG] pic of all babies [​IMG]
     
  9. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Where did you get your silkies? I scored a free splash sizzle roo in AL because he apparently was throwing partridge chicks. Maybe it wasn't him [​IMG] So far I have gotten all splash or blue babies from him, but I am using cochins instead of silkies.
     
  10. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm 8 Years

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    i got them from someone that got them from someone else... so it does mean there not good quality?
     

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