Chick Pics.. I love Genetics!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ParkerVA, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. ParkerVA

    ParkerVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched 5 eggs out of one of my favorite hens, she is a Marans x EE, but looks just like a cuckoo EE (muffed/bearded). She is in with a Blue Wheaton Ameraucana rooster.

    All 5 chicks look different! I have one that looks cuckoo, one that is blue, one that is chipmunk striped, one that looks wheaton and one that is white-ish looking with a few black specks on it.

    Here are some pictures of the 5 of them.

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    Also, here is a pic of a chick out of my Turken hen and a Blue Wheaton Ameraucana rooster. [​IMG]

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    And a picture of some of my 2 and half week old blue and splash standard cochins.

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Wow, that entire bunch has the same parents?? That's really bizarre! And interesting, too.
     
  3. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
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    Great Pics!

    Genetics are so great. Those chicks are so cute.

    I looooooove the little NN! Its so cute. The Cochins are beautiful too! I love those feathered feet.
     
  4. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

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    That's really funny.....but, really cute, too [​IMG]
     
  5. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will be interesting to see how they look when they grow up. They sure are cute now.
     
  6. blb

    blb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just love chick pics!! They are very cute! I love the different ones by the same mama. I can't wait to see how they look when they get older. Just posting pics!!
     
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] cute chicks
     
  8. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Cuteys [​IMG]
     
  9. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
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    Wow, what color egg does a maran/EE lay? Very interesting.
     
  10. Feather Dust

    Feather Dust Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Red Star that I hatched eggs from. I ended up w/ a splash hen, three all white ones, two blacks, and one grey. No of them were red. She was with three different roos...a White Langshan, Blue Andalusian, & Buttercup. It's very interesting I think too! Good luck w/ them.

    ~Feather Dust
     

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