weird chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rhode island Rooster, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. Rhode island Rooster

    Rhode island Rooster In the Brooder

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    hello! my first batch of chicks hatched today! i hatched barred rock chicks. barred rock chicks are supposed to be black but their is one weird chick that is yellow. any help figuring out what happened with this chick or why it is yellow would be great!
     
  2. Fowl Mouth Farm

    Fowl Mouth Farm Hatching

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    Do you have any pics? Did you get the eggs from a hatchery? Could be that an egg from another breed accidentally got mixed in or could be a recessive white rock gene in the parents.
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    Where did you get your eggs. Obviously, you have an impostor!
     
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  4. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    We need pictures!

    And yes, where did you get your hatching eggs from?
     
  5. Rhode island Rooster

    Rhode island Rooster In the Brooder

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    That’s the weird thing i have all barred rocks in the pen with the barred rock rooster the eggs came from my house
     
  6. Fowl Mouth Farm

    Fowl Mouth Farm Hatching

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    Most likely a recessive white gene. I have a pair of partridge silkies that hatch a white chick about 1 out of 10 times.
     
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  7. Rhode island Rooster

    Rhode island Rooster In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]here is what the chick looks like
     
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  8. LindseyC

    LindseyC Songster

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    Aww! What a cute little ‘misfit’ chick. :love
     
  9. Rhode island Rooster

    Rhode island Rooster In the Brooder

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    Yes he is cute
     

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