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Frizzled Barred Olive Eggers

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sstewart, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. Sstewart

    Sstewart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay...Hatched eggs from MPC, the 2 larger are 12 days old and the little black one is 10 days old. The eggs were labeled Frizzled Barred Olive Eggers. Any parent ideas or sexing ideas? Thanks
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  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    I think they are to young for basic sexing.
     
  3. Sstewart

    Sstewart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do they look so different then?
     
  4. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Males can be double factor barred, meaning they posses two copies of the barring gene, making them lighter in color than barred females who can only genetically carry one copy of the barring gene.

    So to me it looks like you have 2 DF barred males, the two bigger/lighter ones with whiter spots on their heads and one female, the darker chick with a smaller white spot on her head.
     
  5. Sstewart

    Sstewart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update. It just occurred to me that I should update. All three were female. Sometimes this whole thing seems to be a crap shoot when we start mixing and matching. Thanks to everyone and hopefully this can help others along the way! And none were frizzled.
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2016

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