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What color will they be?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by arialp, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. arialp

    arialp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2014
    Hendersonville, TN
    So I have a partridge rooster and a splash hen, a black hen, and a buff hen. What colors do y'all think the chicks will be? I've got 13 in the incubator currently, so place your bids!!
  2. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Jun 23, 2015
    That's a good question, I have no idea. I think partridge would be dominant over some of the other colors at least. I haven't bred my black birds yet, but I got a good percentage of buff chicks when I bred with a buff rooster.
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    The splash will produce blue chicks, possibly with some red 'leakage.' The black hen will likely produce solid black chicks. Again, some chicks may feather in with some red 'leakage.' The buff hen may produce some golden partridge types, or solid red/gold chicks.

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