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Does he look like a blue carrier...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Jmcggnj6, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. Jmcggnj6

    Jmcggnj6 Out Of The Brooder

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    20170607_173832.jpg 20170607_173832.jpg 20170618_200052.png 20170618_195936.png OK today is hatch day at my house....and so far all of the eggs that have hatched from my black austrolorps and black marans have produced blue chicks. This has me a little confused because all of my other hatches they have hatched out black chicks as expected, however with my last hatch we had 7 different roosters, I got rid of all but the one pictured below. So I guess my question is does he look like he carries blue to you? I will post a pic of when he was younger also. This obviously the only explanation right?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    He definitely is blue, or actually splash.
     
  3. Jmcggnj6

    Jmcggnj6 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you I questioned awhile back if he was a splash but convinced myself he wasn't because of the other coloring on him. But when he started throwing blues, I figured that must be the only plausible explanation because none of my hens are blue.
     

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