My New Babies, Hatched Oct 13 & Oct 28

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by speckledhen, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Here are some pics of the chicks from the last two very small hatches. I think perhaps both the black and the light blue Orpington chicks that are now 2 weeks old could be cockerels, but not sure yet. The black Ameraucana from that hatch is very curious and bossy and clearly the leader of that bunch, LOL.
    This hatch from yesterday produced two black Ameraucanas, thought at first one was blue, but I dont think so now. Also, I got a Barred Rock cockerel and pullet, I think. I'm positive about the cockerel-he's quite a tank and very silvery, no black down the front of his legs, humongous headspot. The one I believe is a pullet has a small headspot and the front of her legs is very dark, plus she's much smaller than the boy, although they came out of the same size egg from Lexie.
    Blue Orpington..cockerel?
    Barred Rock Pullet (pretty sure it's a girl)
    Far Right is Ameraucana from Oct 13, next to him the Barred Rock pullet, in front of her is the Ameraucana baby hatched yesterday (very small), Black Orpington, then top left the Barred Rock Cockerel I'll probably keep
    Barred Rock cockerel hatched yesterday next to the much taller Ameraucana from Oct 13 hatch:
  2. Jemjoop

    Jemjoop In the Brooder

    Oct 18, 2007
    Caledonia, IL
    awww so cute!
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
    Great job hatching Cyn! [​IMG] They are all so cute. I love that blue baby. [​IMG]

  4. Wynette

    Wynette Crowing

    Sep 25, 2007
    CUTE little ones! Thanks for sharing your pics!
  5. helmstead

    helmstead Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    I think you need to let me hatch some for you...what is it with your bator and cockerals???!!![​IMG]

    They are adorable!
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I hope by this week-end I'll have some new babies here. I can't wait!!
  7. 3peeps

    3peeps Songster

    Jul 4, 2007
    How's Suede taking the news? The little blue boy could be a concern...!
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    They are so cute!
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Well, that little blue one, if it is a boy, will have to live elsewhere, I'm afraid. The only boy I'll keep is Hawkeye's son because, frankly, I need him if I want to be sure I get fertile eggs from my laying flock. Surely someone will want a Son of Suede, LOL. He is very pretty, though.
    Kate, I have no idea why I'm rooster-heavy here. I still have more in that bator and I have someone who wants a pullet of each breed I raise. If I can't hatch any for me, heck, how will I hatch any for her, LOL?
  10. helmstead

    helmstead Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    [​IMG] LOL Dunno!

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