Just Hatchedy

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Weehopper, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2015
    My game hen just hatched 6 chicks. I have one rooster. A Black Copper Marans. My hens are: 2 Cuckoo Marans (one of which has white earlobes and lays light brown eggs), 1New Hampshire, 1 EE, and 2 game hens (sisters). None of these hens is related to the rooster.
    All six chicks are black with varying amounts of yellow on them, but not much yellow. I am delighted, but surprised that they are not of various colors. :rolleyes:
  2. lcertuche

    lcertuche Chillin' With My Peeps

    All my chicks grew up to look vastly different than the few days-old chicks I bought.

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