Coloured Chicks

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by raacampbell, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. Daisygirl

    Daisygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2009
    New Zealand
    [​IMG] how did they do that??? [​IMG]
  2. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those poor things, someone always does this during Easter too.
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    They inject a dye into the eggs during development, around the US, it's done on easter.. most are PW Leghorns.

    I love those bright colors!!

    Makes you wonder if the purple and pink ones get picked on.... didn't see any reds... or blues?
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2009
  4. Chickie'sMoma

    Chickie'sMoma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
    Rochester, NH
    i've heard they can do it while the chick is in the egg. the issue is that they don't stay that way and some places you cannot sell them like that due to people buying them as a 'novelty' and then abandoning them when the true color comes in.
  5. ChickenCharmer

    ChickenCharmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's sad that these little chicks are treated like toys instead of living animals.
  6. catfish/okie

    catfish/okie Chillin' With My Peeps

    I remember Getting a blue and pink baby chicks for Easter. They both turned out to be White Legorn Roosters.
  7. raacampbell

    raacampbell Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 15, 2009
    Long Island NY
    I agree it's a little freaky, but they are very pretty.
  8. Miss Sebright

    Miss Sebright Little Hen.....Big Attitude!

    Apr 3, 2009
    In a nutshell
    I got 4 of them last year. They were ALL roos!

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