Sunday, January 23, 2011

Who Doesn't Love Chick Photos?





Hey, that's not a chick!

7 comments:

  1. So cute!!! Are they all hatched now?

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  2. One is hatching right now. Three more to go.

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  3. SO CUTE! Don't Eat them!!

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  4. They are so cute....the big one,not so much.LOL just kidding.So what breeds were these? The black ones Australorps and the others are? Maybe I need to go and read your posts again.LOL
    Well...Bravo to you on your first successful hatch and undoubtedly not your last!

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  5. The brown eggs are from black australorp hens and a blue australorp roo. From them I can get black, blue or splash chicks. From the 4 that hatched I got two black and two blue. We'll see what happens with the two remaining.

    The white eggs were brown leghorns crossed with the blue australorp roo so the results are mutts.

    The crosses look very similar to the 2 pure blue chicks. I can only tell them apart by their feet. The crosses have black on them and the pures are more pink.

    We separated the birds out into breeding pens so we won't be getting any more crosses after this.

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  6. Thanks for the explanation.How is your brood doing?

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  7. They all hatched out. No losses other than the three infertile ones we had that first week. Limey keeps asking if we can take one to bed to snuggle.

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