3 week old Salmon Faverolles

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ndjili, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. ndjili

    ndjili Chirping

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    My sister got a Salmon Faverolles chick 3 weeks ago and when it got it's wing feather we were sure it was a girl but now we have no idea. It's feathers are coming in all spotty. Dark grey, brown and cream and it looks so strange. I have a 3 month old Faverolles pullet that feather normally but find the coloring so off.
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  2. ndjili

    ndjili Chirping

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  3. ndjili

    ndjili Chirping

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    Is this just a poorly colored pullet? It really looks like it had started out feathering female and halfway through switched over to male as the tips of the feathers are brown or creamy and the bottom of the feathers is dark grey, almost black.
     
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  4. mimischicksnat

    mimischicksnat Chirping

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    If it's a hatchery chick, it could be darker than usual. I have 2 pullets from Meyer like that.
     
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing 10 Years

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  6. ndjili

    ndjili Chirping

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    She bought it from a local lady but I'm pretty sure she gets them from hatcheries. I got mine from a lady who buys eggs from breeders and hatches them so mine is colored correctly.
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing 10 Years

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    Any idea which line? They all tend to develop a certain "look" to them. I think it's a very light colored cockerel.
     
  8. ndjili

    ndjili Chirping

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    No idea where this lady gets her faverolles.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm leaning towards it being a cockerel, but it is a little young to be sure.
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    I'm also leaning towards cockerel.
     

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