Are these chicks Welsummers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Andora, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    I bought these as Welsummers, but the seller wasn't 100% sure since they came in a hatchery rare breeds mix. (From Meyer.) They look a little different than Welsummer chicks I've had previously. I had a fleeting thought that they could be Phoenix chicks? I don't know much about that breed though.

    What do you think? Both pictures are the same chick, but I have two of them.

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    Let me know if you need more detailed pictures of anything on them. They are EXTREMELY fast and flighty!
     
  2. columbusguys

    columbusguys Out Of The Brooder

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    We also got what we thought were welsummers from Meyer. I think they may be light brown leghorns, though. Mine are also pretty quick, and can fly much better than the other breeds we picked up. I don't know how "rare" brown leghorns are, though.
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    They look like roosters to me because of the combs. They dont look like my Welsummer chicks but coming from a hatchery it could either be Brown Leghorns or Welsummers.

    I would wait for the white earlobes to pop up before I would know what they are for sure yet!
     
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  4. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    They shouldn't be roos, they were from an order of all pullets and the combs aren't red at all. I hope they aren't roos!
     
  5. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    Any other opinions?
     
  6. MilkMaid

    MilkMaid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some welsummer chicks right now, and they don't look much like that. They come from Welp.
     

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