6 week old welsummer chick rooster or pullet

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by liam345, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a cockerel too me. But not a Welsummer.
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I agree. It's a cockerel but probably not a Welsummer.
     
  3. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    cockeral, and it looks like a welsummer from a hatchery
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I agree with the others!
     
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Defently a cockeral
     
  6. liam345

    liam345 Out Of The Brooder

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    what breed do you think it is then? is it a cross breed?
     
  7. TurkenMan4106

    TurkenMan4106 New Egg

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    Deffinatly A Cockeral
     
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I dont know but its a BAD Welsummer Cockeral, thats for sure! He is too light feathered which the breast should be black and a little brown mottles here and there but not solid brown chest. If I were you, I would take him to the supper table when he is fatten up for meat purposes. It is possible he would have been a crossbred one, maybe to a NH parent.
     
  9. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    where did you get him from?
     

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