ok now that miracle is 9 weeks old this monday i,m wondering if you can tell what she is i no she is split to pied but he colours are like a veery dark grey to almost black and some parts are black here is a pic of her
You know, I was gonna ask a similar question about my 2 gray baby 'tiels.
One is light gray with only a bit of yellow on the head and the other one is a REALLY dark gray and has heaps of yellow on his head, so looks like one's getting the color(s) quicker than the other. :huh:
Allen you could try the wing spot method. Although I have heard many people say "That not reliable, I had a male that had those spots" I have never heard anyone say I had a female that didn't. So I think it's safe to say that if you do have spots all the way to the body Miracle could be a boy or a girl but if you don't Miracle is a boy
It would be easier to tell if she was dry in the picture instead of wet, but she looks normal grey to me.
The wing spot method isn't terribly reliable - I had a chick with "female" spots who DNA'd male and another with "male" spots who DNA'd female. I also had 3 chicks with male spots who were indeed male and 1 with female spots who acts like a female so far. So that's an accuracy rate of two thirds at best.
two thirds is pretty good! Some people swear by the pelvic bone test. That doesn't work at all for me. I tries the nut on a string test and it says of my gray batch I have three males and one female. The wing spots concur.