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From Miss Prissy's Red Project

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ozark hen, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Hi all, I thought I would post an update of the little red faced cockeral that I hatched from Miss Prissy's Red Project. He seems to be turning more brown/chocolate?? What do you think Miss P.?
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  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Or is he going to be a partridge????
     
  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Here is another angle on the little guy. Miss Prissy, what do you think?
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  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is how these boys feathered out -

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    As they age some of the speckles disappear. Can you see the speckles on his chest?
     
  5. ozark hen

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    He is gorgeous. Not as red as Big Red but just the same I would be thrilled to have my little guy feather out like that! My little buff pullet is showing signs of the black now. they are three weeks old today! [​IMG] I am on day 14 with the eggs and trying to remain very calm and patient! [​IMG] thank you so much! [​IMG]
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    When you put them beside a buff they don't look buff. When you put them beside Red they don't look nearly as red. If you pick the bestcolored male and breed him toyour females you will begin to see more red.

    Have you candled those eggs?

    How ar they going?
     
  7. ozark hen

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    I can't wait for these to grow up and see what we can produce from them! I candled the eggs when they were at 7 days but really couldn't be sure as yet. Have not candled them yet today but I will and let you know. [​IMG] so far temp and humidity have been pretty stable. No big change in temp but of course, I am constantly adjusting the humidity. I have a large straw in one of the vents and I use a funnel to add water so I haven't been opening the 'bator at all. [​IMG]
     
  8. MissPrissy

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    I'll be waiting for your report.
     
  9. ozark hen

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    I have candled them twice now and my stomach is in knots. They all look like this or less...does this mean they stopped developing?
    these are two different eggs. I see no movement but I never have seen movement in any other eggs I have candled either.
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  10. MissPrissy

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    Are you seeing veins? I have trouble with some of these eggs myself. They are hard to see anything in. Candle all of them.
     

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