One jumbled mess of babies!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Shared Acres, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With not wanting baby chicks over the winter I have all my colors in one big coop. So off the top of my head I have:

    One white SG NN roo
    One white Silkie Roo
    One Splash Silkie Roo
    One Splash SG Roo
    One buff SG roo

    Two buff Silkie hens (one wasn't laying during this)
    2 white showgirl hens
    1 white silkie hen
    one black Silkie hen
    one partridge SG hen
    One splash Silkie hen

    One decided to hatch babies at Thanksgiving and I got 6 white bowtied Showgirls...? You'd think with that mottled mess of colors you'd get something else.

    Currently one white SIlkie and one White SG are hatching TOGETHER today. So far: 2 light yellow or grey, 1 black and 2 more that are too wet to tell. I have 2 Silkies, 2 Bowtied Showgirls and one Naked neck showgirl chick hatched.

    It's the craziest thing!

    Who would breed with whom to get a black chick? I only have ONE black hen. Although, the partridge's mom was black.

    Cell phone photos:

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  2. Jen4

    Jen4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2008
    Munfordville, KY
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  3. Donna R

    Donna R Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not sure who to breed to who. I have only white showgirl hens but splash, blue and black silkie roosters. I ended up with 3 blue showgirls. I is a hen, 1 died and 1 is too young to sex. Wish I knew what to breed to to get more blues and especially blacks. I am trying to find someone else with black showgirls to maybe purchase some, but no luck so far. I have my blue showgirl and a white one in the State Fair coming up in February.
     

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