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Old 09-19-2015, 07:24 PM
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The breeder of my next baby has sent a couple of pictures of the clutch, but I can't figure out at all what color this may be.

Any ideas??

Also is it to early to feel sure he looks like a boy?


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Apparently, baby #1 is a white recessive pied. If he turns out to be male, he will be mine in a few weeks!!! Pretty excited!!!!

I trust people here more than the breeder. Does anyone else agree/disagree about the color/sex?

Is it a stupid question?

My bad if so.


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Old 09-20-2015, 08:43 AM
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The ceres on these chicks will go through a lot of changes and for now it's difficult to tell gender accurately especially from pictures.

The first chick is a yellow face possibly type II sky blue recessive pied.
The second chick is a cobalt blue normal.
Third chick seems to be an olive green spangle.

The last two chick's ceres look very girly to me, that is if the colour I'm seeing from the pics is actually accurate. The recessive pied looks like a girl to me as well, but then again the chick still has a lot of growing up to do.
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Thank you so much, Aluz!
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I agree with Aluz, is it possible for the breeder to send you more pics in a week or so?
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Thank you!!!

Yes, he says he will send more pics in a few days. The babies won't be ready for another two weeks. I really love the colour of the pied, but I also really want a boy this time.
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Any thoughts about sex/color of this one?

I'm sorry - I've just realized this is the wrong forum...can I move it, or is that an Admin thing?


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He is a beautiful little boy for sure!

Gorgeous colours, too, he almost matches with Miss Marple
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Indeed, that cute chick is a spangle. I'd say the little one is a yellow face type II cobalt violet spangle.
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Beautiful spangle baby!
Is he yours and what is his name?
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