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

  1. Saddley

    Saddley In 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 Songster

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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 In 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 Songster

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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 In the Brooder

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

    XxMingirlxX Songster

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    Do you mean an adult wheaten bird?
     

  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. 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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