My Hatch is Done!!! 9 Darling Babies!!!! (Lots of Pic's)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I ended up with 6 cute, cute Barred Rocks from Speckledhen and 3 darling fluffy Buff Orpingtons from Hinkjc. These have to be the most friendliest, curious chicks I have had. They are so CUTE!!!!

    Barred Rock Chicks ~ Cyn, any guesses on what they are?? I "think" I have 2 roos and 4 pullets, what do you think??



    #3 - This one is the spunkiest, funniest little thing. It has the greatest markings on it to!!!




    Sweet Buff Orp's ~ These are the most prettiest, richest colored Buff's I have ever seen!!!

    Last edited: Oct 17, 2008
  2. Buckaroo

    Buckaroo Songster

    Sep 14, 2008
    Milton Florida
    so cute
  3. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

    Those are awesome and clear pictures.
  4. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Songster

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    Cute chicks!
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Great pics, Steff! Weeeeellll, honestly, going by the usual sexing rules, I dont see any BR pullets, except possibly one, but even that one is very iffy (#4). That would be highly unusual for a hatch to be that roo-heavy from my birds, though. And from so many different hens, too. Hoping one or two are just taking after Lexie and looking roo-ish, though they are girls. [​IMG] Usually, Amanda throws pullets, too. The two that hatched in the batch April 24 were both Mandy's and both pullets, so it would be weird to get a boy from her, too. Well, you know I'll send you more eggs if you dont get any girls out of this one. Hope I'm wrong! They are very cute, though. And your pictures are excellent.
  6. BFeathered

    BFeathered Songster

    Aug 29, 2008
    North Texas
    [​IMG] Awww... they are cute! Enjoy them -- you know they came from awesome stock:love
  7. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Very darling chicks!
    Silly question - but those pictures are so nice - what kind of camera do you have? I dropped mine and broke it so am trying to decide what kind to get next.
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Steff, keep an eye on #1. I looked again, closer, and the headspot has defined edges, though it's a bit large, and there is some black on the leg fronts, though not as much as my pullets usually have. Sure hope you got at least one or two out of this batch.
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2008
  9. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    Do the roosters determine a chick's sex, or do the hens? [​IMG]
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Hens determine the sex of the chicks. It's different than in humans.

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