splash wheaten??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by son of mahonri, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. son of mahonri

    son of mahonri New Egg

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    My dad and i just recently hatched out some chicks... We got a few very light wheatens, and i was wondering if they could be splash???
    im hoping we get a good looking splash roo [​IMG] but i know the chances are only 25% with pure blue wheatens.
    It would be awesome i we got one
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    You won't be able to tell until they are around 4-6 weeks. The females will be harder to tell, almost until they are fully mature.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I tried to tell him the chances of a splash roo are only 12.5% when it's BW X BW.

    Guess we'll know in a month or so.

    We gave some chicks to friends last night and he didn't even want to give up the obvious EEs... makes me smile. [​IMG]
     
  4. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

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    Here are some progressive pictures of my splash wheaten pullet hatched from peachick's stock
    afew days old
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    about 3 weeks
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    about 5 weeks
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    about 10 weeks
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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Chicken stalker..... Beautiful!b[​IMG]
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Wow that is just interesting.
     

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