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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Saddley, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. Saddley

    Saddley Out Of The Brooder

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    anyone know what color this chick may be when grown? the father is a barred rock, mother is a asian blue ( black) all the chicks should be black, but this one chick came out this color? [​IMG]
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  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a bit too early to tell, you'll have ot wait until it starts to feather in
     
  3. Saddley

    Saddley Out Of The Brooder

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    I am just confused as to why this chick came out this color. It should not be possible with the two breeds, both breeds have black chicks.
     
  4. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes an unusual pairing can throw up recessive traits you would never usually see.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My guess is your Asian blue is carrying Wheaten. It happens in black copper Marans lines quite a bit, two black birds throw a wheaten chick like that.
     
  6. Saddley

    Saddley Out Of The Brooder

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    do you have any pictures of an adult bird?
     
  7. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you mean an adult wheaten bird?
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    I agree.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    so do I
     

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