How often do you get mixes when they should be pure?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shortcake1806, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    I've ordered about two dozen different shipments of eggs this spring. Out of those I've had three occasions that I hatched out obvious mixes from what should have been purebreed eggs. Does this happen to anyone else or is it just my rotten luck?
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2009
  2. peckndirt

    peckndirt Songster

    Jan 11, 2009
    North Carolina
    It happens but not that often.Only happened to me once and I sent 2 Buff Cochin eggs with some Barred Rocks once by mistake but never a mixed chick unless they wanted one.

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