Pick the Roos!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SkyWarrior, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    I'm pretty sure at 3 weeks that I know who are roos and who are pullets. But I would like your weigh-in as well. I also would like your take on Chick #4. The egg was sold as a Blue Orpington. I think it might be a splash, but I need some thoughts.

    Chick #1 -- Cuckoo Marans. I think its a roo.

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    Chick #2 -- Blue Marans. I think its a pullet.

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    Chick #3 -- FBCM. I think its a roo.

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    Chick #4 -- Blue Splash Orpington? I think its a pullet.

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    Here's a few more picts of the brood:

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    As an FYI, I do want a couple of cockerels as they will be part of a breeding program for my coop.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I agree with you on the sexing. If the splash was sold in a pen of BBS that's what it is. Sometimes people say Blue Orps when they really have a BBS pen going on. Meaning blues, blacks or splash could hatch out.
     
  3. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Quote:So it IS a splash? Yeah, the eggs were sold as BBS.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:So it IS a splash? Yeah, the eggs were sold as BBS.

    Yes, if the eggs were sold as BBS you have a chance of hatching out Black, Blues or Splash color. The Splash are my favorite color for yard eye candy in the flock.

    This is one of 4 Splash I just hatched out acouple weeks ago in a hatch of 22.

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  5. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Quote:So it IS a splash? Yeah, the eggs were sold as BBS.

    Yes, if the eggs were sold as BBS you have a chance of hatching out Black, Blues or Splash color. The Splash are my favorite color for yard eye candy in the flock.

    This is one of 4 Splash I just hatched out acouple weeks ago in a hatch of 22.

    http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a221/Tuffoldhen/000_0989.jpg

    Do you have a pic of a splash hen? Just want to see what mine will look like when she grows up!
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Yes, if the eggs were sold as BBS you have a chance of hatching out Black, Blues or Splash color. The Splash are my favorite color for yard eye candy in the flock.

    This is one of 4 Splash I just hatched out acouple weeks ago in a hatch of 22.

    http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a221/Tuffoldhen/000_0989.jpg

    Do you have a pic of a splash hen? Just want to see what mine will look like when she grows up!

    Hold on
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Splash pullet

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  8. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Quote:Pretty! I have EEs that are more or less splash. They're very nice.
     
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    1. Roo
    2. Hen
    3. Roo.
    4. Hen
     
  10. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy :

    1. Roo
    2. Hen
    3. Roo.
    4. Hen

    Yeah, that's what I was thinking too.[​IMG]
     

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