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Any idea what my banty Salmon Faverolles are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Alexandra33, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    It begins again with the same introduction: I thought these were both cockerels, but their light feathering is making me wonder (big surprise, right? [​IMG]). Again, I know 2 weeks and a day is really early to know for sure, or even put a finger on it at all. Seeing how my bantam Wheaten AM cockerel, Ling, has feathered out has kind of given me an idea, though, of what juvenile SF cockerels would look like. I'll add one last thing; these are not hatchery stock but are bred to the standard, so I'm pretty sure that if they are pullets, they won't feather in dark.
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    Here they are in relation to Ling, who is about a week older.
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    I don't see any dark roots like those that came in on Ling's shoulders at this age.
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    -Alex
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    They look like pullets.
     
  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you so much! I'm REALLY hoping they don't change on me, since if they do end up being cockerels, they'll be going to the auction place. [​IMG]

    -Alex
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm guessing pullets, but I want to see what keesmom says.
     
  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you, too! I agree, her advice would be great. [​IMG]

    -Alex
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    They are pullets. Who did you get them from?
     
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  7. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Eagle Nest Poultry, which belongs one of the main judges of poultry shows in Ohio. I'm sure they'll be beautiful when grown. [​IMG]

    -Alex
     
  8. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    Nice chicks Alex!
     
  9. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, Lily! [​IMG] I ended up naming them Ginger and Ashley, which is kind of a family joke.

    ~Alex
     
  10. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    Nice![​IMG]
     

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