Any way this could be a pullet Salmon Faverolle? Hatchery stock and I got two and both have lots of

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sheherazae, May 24, 2012.

  1. sheherazae

    sheherazae Chirping

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  2. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Songster

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    My hatchery stock salmon faverolles pullet is very light colored...no black on her to speak of.
     
  3. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I might be. I've seen some real dark hatchery Salmon Fav. pullets.
     
  4. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Songster

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    That looks like a cockerel to me. Salmon and Wheaten pullets should have a creamy colored breast, not black.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Is the glare just hiding the muffs/beard, or is it clean faced? Are the legs feathered and five toed?
     
  6. JerseyHen

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  7. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Songster

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    I have one indentical to yours and she is 7 weeks, I think it's a hen just a bad coloring from the hatchery, more of a mahogony color rather than Salmon.
     
  8. BckCntryBurrows

    BckCntryBurrows In the Brooder

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    I have a few 3+ wk old with colouring coming in like this. At first I thought they were definitely going to be roos but now I have my doubts. There's definitely 2 ladies in the clutch of 6, but the rest I'm still guessing. One of the youngest ones is starting to get a bigger comb than some of the older ones with the russet feathers.
    Will try & post some pictures.
     
  9. BckCntryBurrows

    BckCntryBurrows In the Brooder

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    Who wants to play the sexing game? (That doesn't sound right...). There are three I'm pretty sure about and the other three that are up for debate:
    [​IMG] Chick #1 (Left) The lightest colouring of the group (& sweetest), likely going to be a Hen.
    Chick #2 (Right) Darker feathers coming in, larger comb, my guess is 'Roo

    [​IMG] Chick #3 Lighter feathers, small comb, very posture-y & strut-y though. Likely top pecking order Hen

    [​IMG] Chick #4, Chick #5 - Still questioning these two. Both have medium brown feathers coming in all over. Small combs still.

    [​IMG] Chick #2 (roo) and Chick #1 (hen) again - better profile pic to see diff in comb size. The 'roo is the youngest of the group

    [​IMG] Chick #5 again. Still questionable. Colouration is coming in uniformly. I have seen pullets/hens this dark before

    [​IMG] [​IMG] Chick #6 (center in both photos). 2nd youngest. Smaller comb, smaller size, Medium brown feathers coming in over black tips. No idea.

    [​IMG]Group shot (left to right): #1 Hen?, #3 Hen?, #2 (back) Roo?, #4 (front), #6, #5
     
  10. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    In the last shot I see 4 pullets and 2 cockerels. The two males are behind in the feathering department.
     
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