Anyone familiar with Golden Campines?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by paceysgl5, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. paceysgl5

    paceysgl5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We noticed that our one GC pullet, Gwen, has quite the comb coming in. She has always been very flighty and I never doubted that she was a SHE until we were taking pics yesterday and noticed the comb has really started to come in a bit pinker than some of the other chickens. She was 4 weeks, 5 days old in these pics. What do you think?

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  2. bethandjoeync

    bethandjoeync Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep I would say she may just very well be a HE. I was looking at the hackle feathers and they look pointed instead of rounded...but that could be the coloring too. time will tell
     
  3. paceysgl5

    paceysgl5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if by hackle feathers, you mean the ones around her neck (sorry new at this) then they look very similar to the feathers around the neck of both our EE's

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  4. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    With a comb like that, most likely a rooster.
     
  5. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have yourself a little roo.
     
  6. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, thats a roo. As for the roo feathering. Originally campines are also Hen feathered like sebrights if I remember correctly so feathering isn't much to go by either. Although I have seen some hatchery Campine roos with pointy hackles and saddle feathers. I use o have completely henfeathered Silver Camps. They certainly are nice birds.
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, you have a boy.
     
  8. paceysgl5

    paceysgl5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's disappointing! I am hoping someone raised a GC and might have 5-week old pics?? Maybe I'll post a new topic for that...
     

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