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What will the chicks look like?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by meriruka, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    I've got 5 eggs from this pair in the 'bator. Any ideas what color the chicks will be?

    These two have such personality & charisma, I just had to hatch a few babies......
  2. Byrdj

    Byrdj Songster

    Dec 7, 2008
    Commerce, GA
    They look like Wheatons. At least I'm pretty sure about the hen. The rooster could be a BB Red. If the chicks are yellow when hatched, they are Wheatons, if they are chipmunk striped the rooster is probably a BB Red. In either case, the male offspring will look like the rooster and the females will look like the hen or similar just a darker brown color with salmon colored breast.
  3. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    That's great! Thanks! I can't wait for them to hatch.

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