How to DYE CHICKS before they hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by blaundee, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not planning to do it, but I'd like to know HOW it's done. Doesn't it have to be done on a certain day of the chicks development? What kind and amount of dye is used? Size of needle? Are there any health issues later on?
     
  2. NaomiSarah

    NaomiSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really hope I'm not the only one thinking this, but... HUH??? lol [​IMG]
     
  3. FF

    FF Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:THANKYOU!!!!!
     
  5. Bebop

    Bebop Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm not planning on doing this either, but WOW! That's really interesting! I had NO idea that it was possibly to dye them before they hatch.
     
  6. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I had no idea!
     
  7. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No way! I thought EVERYONE has seen those colored Easter chicks!?!?! LOL
     
  8. FF

    FF Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:THANKYOU!!!!!

    Your welcome. I always thought it would be interesting to do it but I will just stick with the natural chick colors [​IMG]
     
  9. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't know they could do it before hatching. I thought they sprayed them with a coloring after they hatched, like that aerosol hair color they always sell around halloween.
     
  10. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    I remember when I was young seeing the dyed chicks at Easter time,.. they were hatching in an incubator at the feed store and coming out all those pastel colors. I thought they would stay that way.

    Here are some neon colored chicks
     

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