Differences of Crele OEG Bantams

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FarmGirl01, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    I was wondering if anyone can answer this. Why are my hatchery quality chicks so different in color? They are Crele OEG Bantams. I ordered 15 of them.
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    Last edited: Feb 26, 2009
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Because they are hatchery quality. A breeder's chicks would all be alike, little to no variances in color, because they follow a breed standard. A commercial hatchery does not breed to a standard, they just breed birds.
     
  3. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    Makes perfect sense. Thank you so much.
     
  4. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    because they are an Autosexing breed, males have different chick down color than females...thats why, sorry I took so long.. I just found this thread
     
  5. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    Funny!!! That post was in 2009. I didn't know at the time that males were different than females. I've come a long way since then. [​IMG]
     

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