Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by scooter147, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2008
    Can Deleware chicks be colored sexed?
    I hatched two out of four (got the eggs off of ebay).
    One is completely yellow the other has some black stripes on it's back.
  2. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    western NC
    pm Speckledhen, she has Delawares- I think walkswithdogs has them, too. They would know for sure; I know there are more people on here with them, but those are the only two I remember right now.
    I would like to know also, as I am pretty sure I want to get some!
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Nope, sorry. Later, the males usually get more shoulder markings than the females, though.
  4. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 17, 2008
    DC Region
    I wish. My first two were an all yellow and a black striped but it just means wait and see what the feathers tell you. Cute though eh??
  5. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2009
    Holland, Massachusetts
    Quote:If you don't mind me asking, what ebay seller did you get the eggs from? I recently hatched Delawares I got off of ebay and have been following the Delaware auctions for a few weeks.

    I know a couple of the sellers have Dels from different hatcheries, and the seller I got eggs from said her Dels are from a breeder.
    Some of the hatchery Dels I have seen as chicks do seem to have alot of black or dark markings, so I would think their offspring would throw chicks with similar markings. I don't know if this info helps, but I hope so. [​IMG]
  6. allquackedup

    allquackedup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 9, 2009
    Southern Maryland
    We are watching Delaware eggs on E-Bay. Who was the seller if you don't mind telling. We have RIR's hatching right now trying to locate Delawares soon to keep ages close.
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2009
  7. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2009
    Holland, Massachusetts
    Quote:I am not sure if the question is to me or the OP.
    The seller I got eggs from was freeiibeme.
    She does not always have listings. Maybe once or twice a month.

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