Chicken hen brooding the peachicks. Pictures

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Farmerboy16, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    I had brought 6 India Blue eggs on ebay from SD to MI, and I put the eggs under my Buff Orpington/EE cross. She had a 100% hatch! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    This is her sitting on the eggs
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    The chicks at 2 weeks old outside for the first time today. The blue fizzle cochin bantie left his mom to be with the peachick's family. [​IMG]
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    Last edited: Oct 21, 2011
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    :loI can hardly wait till mine start laying i have over 50 broodies just about all spring/summer sure would love let them hatch out some peas and teach them .

    Very beautiful photos thanks for sharing. [​IMG]
     
  3. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the white I Black Shoulder, congrats!
     
  4. DMFarm

    DMFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The yellow chick is a blackshoulder
     
  5. Knix6468

    Knix6468 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard that sometimes the chicken turns on the hatchlings, how do you prevent that from happening? Are there certain chicken breeds that are more accommodating ?

    and congrats
     
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  6. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    How soon can you tell if the BS is a male or a female?
     
  7. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    How will the blackshoulder's offspring look like, when mated with india blue?
     
  8. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They will look India Blue because Bs is recessive. If some of the IB are carrying the Bs gene some of the offspring might be Bs
     

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