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Are these Delawares?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by slystr, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. slystr

    slystr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought Delaware pullets. 2 of then are huge compared to the others. I think they may be cockerels(bummer) But I thought Delawares were white?
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  2. thechickenfarmer

    thechickenfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not an expert but they look exactly like my Salmon Faverolle chicks. Look at the link to see a Delaware chick. I don't see any of the brown on the wings like your chicks have but that might come with time as these are very young. Where your chicks all yellow when they were brand new?

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  3. slystr

    slystr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they were all yellow when I got them.
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  4. thechickenfarmer

    thechickenfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute. Delawares are white except for black on the tips of the wings and tail and also a little bit around the neck.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Delaware chicks do start out light yellow. (They are not Salmon Faverolle because they have no feathered feet.)
     
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  6. Llysse

    Llysse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, Favs have little muffy beards, even when they're chicks.

    Whatever they are, they're awfully cute, aren't they?

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  7. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This might help you. Here is a picture of our Delaware pullet chick, Fran, at 15 days of age.

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    Here she is at 8 months of age.
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  8. slystr

    slystr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a couple of my chicks look like your chick , but most of them have dark banding on their wings. I think I need ot call Ideal. *Sigh* I really wanted all Delawares.
    Thanks for the pix!
     
  9. chickenlover89

    chickenlover89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2012
    my delaware's looked like that.
     

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