Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VelvettFog, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. VelvettFog

    VelvettFog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered a Wellsummer roo -- what did the hatchery ship me?

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  2. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    That's a Barnevelder. I think...
     
  4. ScaredOfShadows

    ScaredOfShadows Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with Stoopid - with googling pictures of both breed's cockerels I am fairly sure its not a welsummer. with the dark coloration and the lacing in the body I would say it fits a Barnevelder
     
  5. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks a lot like my Barnevelder pullet. I would post a pic, but it's raining and she's hiding. She has the brown with black marking on her feathers, like yours. But, her black is shiny dark with blue and green in it. Does your guy have that?
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    coloration looks off to be a welsummer but then again it could be since its from a hatchry. you can always try sending them a pic of him and ask them what it is
     
  7. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  8. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    This is a Wellsummer roo
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    And this a Barnevelder hen. Bad pic, sorry
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  9. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took pics of Bubbles, even though the lighting is awful. She's 13 weeks old.

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  10. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    I agree that it's a Barnevelder.
    Just out of curiosity, what breed is the chicken in the back? He/she's beautiful!
     

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