HATCH ANY COLOR CHICKEN YOU WANT!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AlexanderDestielHamilton, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. AlexanderDestielHamilton

    AlexanderDestielHamilton Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, So rumor has it there is a way you can dye a chick in the egg and hatch it to be that color!?!? IF THIS IS TRUE, PLEASE SEND PICS IF YOU HAVE ANY

    UPDATE: THIS IS ILLEGAL IN SOME STATES!?!?
     
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  2. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Ive NEVER heard of this before SO WEIRD!!! :sick
     
  3. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh and hallo "BOLD" girl! ;)
     
  4. AlexanderDestielHamilton

    AlexanderDestielHamilton Out Of The Brooder

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    :cool: You know it
     
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  5. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep i sure do, girl lol! xx
     
  6. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    I Googled it and unfortunately, it's apparently a thing. They're chickens. Not playthings. I didn't read the article thoroughly, so I don't know what kind of mortality there would be from messing with the chicks before they hatch. At the time the article was published, about 1/2 the states did have laws against it.
     
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  7. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    You can dye them in the egg, yes. This is done by injecting the dye into the shell at a certain stage of development. As you would expect, done wrong it will kill your chicks. And, it's not like they stay that color. All it does is dye their chick down. They'll still feather in normally. The color only lasts about two weeks

    Dyeing them is illegal in some states. It's illegal to dye a chicken at any age in Florida, it's also a misdemeanor in California, and it's illegal in Massachusetts too. On top of that, while it's legal to dye them in a lot of states, selling dyed chicks is illegal in about half the states.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Good grief - what did lunborn chicks do to deserve this treatment? Mankind has to tinker with everything.
     
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  9. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    i don't like it personally.......its like a science project on live chicks that breath and are growing!
     

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