Chick with brown barring

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rooster-red, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I have a mixed chick that has brown barring.
    The mother is a S. S. Hamburg, and the father could be either a barred rock or a rhode island red.

    If the father is a RIR that explains the brown, but not the barring.

    If the father is a BR that explains the barring, but not the brown.

    Ahh, who knows?

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Wow, what a cool-looking chick! I have no idea, Lee, but I bet the BR is the daddy. What color are those legs?
     
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    What a gorgeous bird!!!! Very pretty pattern!

    Lori
     
  4. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    I gotta go with RIR over SS Hamburg...the spangles could have expressed like that because it really doesn't look like true barring.

    Beautiful! Really will be a stunning bird!
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Her legs are pinkish in the pic but have turned a light slate color like her mom's in the last 24 hours!

    Her chest is beginning to feather in a bright red, similar to a new hampshire.

    The 2 pearl white leghorn X barred rock boys are turning totally white, and I think they're going to be bigger framed than a leghorn. they are already bigger than my barred rock boy.
     

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