what color will they be?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by loiseee, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. loiseee

    loiseee Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    I have a few questions about colors, I have bought chicks or most colors of the bantam cochins, have hatched out a very few, I am trying to learn as much as I can. Is the a site that shows new ckicks and their colors and what color they will be when grown? This is why I am asking, I have a trio of black mottleds, hens were laying in one nest so split them up each with half the eggs. so far I have 6 new babies today, but am not sure as they are different colored than the others I hatched out of the same birds. i thought black x Black = black. anyone want to guess for me.
    I do not know how to post pictures yet, cut can private.

    Thanks

    Lois
     
  2. loiseee

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    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lois,

    They look like mottled chicks to me. Mottled chicks can vary in the amount of white/cream down they express.


    Ancona are mottled also- mottled chicks should look alike. That is mottling on a black ground color.

    Tim
     
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  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Looks like Mottled Cochins. [​IMG]
     
  6. loiseee

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    Thanks to all of you. I only have bantam cochins, and the trio is in a pen by themselves. had another one hatch last night, very light gray, and another one pipped while I went to town.

    Again, Thanks.

    Lois
     

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