Who's the mommy?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Panth, May 24, 2012.

  1. Panth

    Panth Songster

    Mar 5, 2012
    I have a broody hen that just hatched 5 chicks out of random eggs from my entire flock. I can tell who the mother was on all of them but one, a chipmunk striped one. My rooster is a Partridge Rock. I think the mother for this one might be my barred rock. Will Partridge Rock over Barred Rock make a sex-linkable chick?
    Last edited: May 24, 2012
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Crowing

    Feb 12, 2009
    I think you will have to wait till they start feathering out. Mine are 2 1/2 weeks and I can now till who the momma is. Its fun guessing though. I have EE's so most are different in their own ways, the roo is a Marans, So they start black then change. Have fun. [​IMG]

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