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Unbelievable!! What Luck

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ThornyRidge, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. ThornyRidge

    ThornyRidge Songster

    Oct 28, 2008
    Just wanted to share that my surprise clutch of mixed black silkie and EE (hen was silkie, roo was EE) are now old enough to definately weed out the genders.. of the 5 that hatched 4 have turned out to be pullets. Only one rooster!! This is such luck for me as I have always had the exact opposite happen before! Will try to get pictures on soon.. the babies now approximately 12 weeks old appear similar to a EE only with some feathering on the feet.. They even have the little cheek muffs. So cute.

  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
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    that is awesome! what odds!
  3. birdlover

    birdlover Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    [​IMG] Now if they'll just all lay beautiful green or blue eggs, you REALLY lucked out!! Congratulations!

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