New Orp(what color?), Ameraucana, Barred Rock Babies! (PICS)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by speckledhen, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Ok, need input, Julie in AL!!! Is this a very, very light blue or a splash? I've hatched splashes and this baby seems pretty close to what I remember. If not, it's lighter blue than the last one. Look at that sweetie! I put my hand on the brooder floor, it scooched over and lay in my palm! How adorable is that?!
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    Here is Silver's baby (Ameraucana), then Charlotte's baby, not dry enough to tell if they're blue or black, but I think Silver's is blue and Charlotte's is black:
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    The Barred Rock over on the right:
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  2. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, my, how very sweet!
     
  3. chickengirlnm

    chickengirlnm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok that pic of the baby sleeping in your hand is about the cuties thing I have ever seen !!

    I hope they are pullets.
    and wow what very cool colors.

    Julie

    ok seeing all these baby pics I really need to get up the nerve to make my own bator !
     
  4. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I'd say blue but that white around the head confuses me.

    I still say blue, splash would be lighter wouldnt it?
     
  5. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Sooooo cute! I can't wait to see pics of them when they dry up all fluffy! [​IMG]
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Corey, the first splash I hatched I immediately thought was blue, then as it dried, it got more and more silvery, then almost lavendery-white. It was wild watching the color evolve. This reminds me of that, but I've had two splashes total and this is lighter than any other blue, even the last one, who is now four weeks old, so I'm hoping Julie or someone who hatches splashes more than I do will verify it for me. Velvet had lots of white around her eyes when she hatched and so did that light blue cockerel I have. This one has even more, which is another reason I'm wondering about the color.
     
  7. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Congrats on another successful hatch! They are beautiful. I especially love the pic of the chick laying her (yes, her) head in your hand.
     
  8. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
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    They are so cute, good luck with the babies.
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Wow, Cyn, you are the hatching queen! LOL They are so adorable!
     
  10. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Gorgeous little peeps you have there! Thanks so much for sharing pics!
     

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