Strange colored Chicks. Anyone know what they are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by La Unica Farms, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. La Unica Farms

    La Unica Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    backswamp NC
    I purchased a trio of bantam cochins a couple of months ago and I posted them on here. They were sold to me as blue cuckoos. There first set of eggs from them hatched last week. All of the chicks were born dark with the white spot on the back of their heads except for one. One of them was born a pale pale blue color. Well today the second batch of eggs from my trio started hatching and there is one "normal" colored chick so far and another strange colored chick.
    Here are some pictures of my adults



    Here are the chicks

    Pictured with a MF OEG



    Pictured with a cuckoo chick from the same hatch

    Top chick - MF cochin
    Second Chick from Top - Strange colored chick
    Third from Top - Pearl Guinea
    Bottom Chick - Lavander Guinea


    Here are two pictures I just took of the second strange chick that just hatched.



    Could they be lavenders?
  2. kswaterfowl

    kswaterfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2009
    Greencastle, IN
    Splash chicks! Its your standard blue/black splash genetics.
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2009
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I don't have that breed, but that is what my splashes looked like in other breeds.
  4. La Unica Farms

    La Unica Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    backswamp NC
    Thanks guys! I guess I will just have to wait and see. I have hatched splash chicks before but they were never this light. Do you guys have pictures of your splash chicks that you could share?
  5. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

    Sep 4, 2009
    Could this be a solid blue?
  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
    Quote:I doubt it. They look to light to be splashes.
  7. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007

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