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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CHUDSON03, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. CHUDSON03

    CHUDSON03 New Egg

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    I am really excited to report that I have 8 eggs in my incubator, 4 of which ( so far ) are showing signs of life. The other 4 it is just too soon to tell, but by the end of this week I should know if they were fertile to begin with.
    So Dad is Curly... I have posted him here before. Dad is what I think might be a White Leghorn. He's a big boy and a good protector of his hens. I am not sure about who mom is for 4 of the brown eggs, but I do have 4 green eggs from my Easter Egger Bri. Any idea of what the babies might look like? The other three who could be mom are a female leg horn or what looks to be like a female leg horn, a production Red and lastly a Cochan Bantam. Here are some pics... I'm so excited. My first egg is due to hatch on April 8th.
    [​IMG] Curly
    [​IMG]Lauren
    [​IMG]Miss S.
    [​IMG]Jessie
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Super exciting! Please make sure to post pictures of your babies to this thread when they hatch! :)
    I don't think the two white chickens (curly and lauren) are white leghorns. White leghorns are thin and wiry, with combs that flop over to one side; they also have white earlobes (see pic below)
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    Your chickens may instead be white plymouth rocks (see pic below) or single comb rhode island whites
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    The babies from the production red will probably be white or light brown. The babies with the EE momma will probably be white and have muffs and a beard. The babies from the barred cochin will probably be barred or black.
     
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2016
  3. Cindi1972

    Cindi1972 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much for the update on what breeds my chickens and Rooster are!!! I appreciate the feedback.
     

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