deleware

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by scooter147, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched one deleward chick (long story has to why only one hatched). He is about 10 weeks old now and solid white. Will the black feathering come through as he matures?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Sorry I can't answer that. Mine showed black at about 3 weeks.
     
  3. that_crazy_lady

    that_crazy_lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    out of my 4 one just started getting color a few weeks ago. she is 8-10weeks old. yours could
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Are you sure it's a "he"? And, the obvious question: are you sure it's a Delaware?

    Some of the Dellie girls are very lightly marked and never get much color. I have one like that, but she does have some markings in her hackles and tail.
     
  5. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's definately a rooster. I ordered the eggs on e-bay so I guess I can only trust the seller that they were delewares. He is big for is age so I do believe he is a delaware it's he is just as white as snow, not a fleck of black.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Never saw a Delaware with NO black, especially a cockerel. In fact, he should be quite colorful as a chick.
     

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