Odd colorings of my chicks

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by joecontreras, May 1, 2011.

  1. joecontreras

    joecontreras In the Brooder

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    We hatched a few eggs from our chickens back in March. When they hatched they were yellow with one having a little red streak down its back but now they have, of course, dramatically changed and am curious as to what others think about the colorings and maybe even the genders.

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    And the three chicks that are now 6 weeks old:

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  2. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Songster

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    I don't know what to think. But I've knoticed that with some of my mutts, the siblings that look alike tend to be the same gender. Its kinda like sex-link colors. My understanding of it has always been that if it looks more like the mom=male, more the like dad=female. But idk, I havn't really experimented much/kept tract, I've just noticed it with some of mine.
     
  3. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Songster

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    I would say the brown speckled one looks like a roo, it has a huge comb and wattles
     

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