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New member - Red chick in my Delaware hatch

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rysha2071, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. rysha2071

    rysha2071 New Egg

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    Hey Everyone! I bought a trio of hatchery delawares a few months back with the idea of good pets and eggs. Well someone approach me recently and is wanting some of my birds chicks and I agreed to it because I wanted to see what their chick turned out to look like. Well the 11 chicks hatched and 10 of them are prefect little delaware babies but 1 chick looks like a delaware but it has a red tint to it. Is this normal for delawares? Is this a red delaware? I looked up rir chicks and new Hampshire chicks and this chick doesn't look like either one. I have tried asking other delaware breeders and everyone is scratching their heads on where this chick even came from so I thought I would come here and see if anyone else has dealt with this. Thank you.[​IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    X2 and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree with the other posters. Is there any chance a different rooster paid a surprise visit to your hen?
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  9. rysha2071

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    No I am the only one with chickens on the block. Plus because of a bad neighbor, my chickens are behind a privacy fence and are locked up really tight at night. There is no way another rooster could have gotten to my hen. I wish it was that easy. Thanks for the link. I will try there. Thank you for such a warm welcome.
     

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