What colours are my chicks going to be?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lins_BE, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Lins_BE

    Lins_BE Songster

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    I had 24 chicks hatch on sunday and monday. They're all campines, but i have silver pencilled and gold pencilled campine chickens and roosters, which means i will be having silver pencilled, lemon pencilled and gold pencilled campine babies, is there any way to tell already what color the chicks are going to be when growing up?
     
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  3. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    That's how sexlink chicks are made--and it does look like you have three different shades of babies in there.

    As far as I'm aware, all of the lemons have to be males.
     
  4. MissMaple

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    x2 to @sylviethecochin (And, FYI, I think paper towel can get slippery and promote splayed legs).
     
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