Does this look like a welsommer pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sonoran Silkies, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    My neice sent photos asking what breeds her birds are. I'm not certain, and they could certainly be mixes, but the closest I could come on this one is that it might be a welsommer.
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  2. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Doesn't look anything like my Wellies. It does look like a couple of my Game crosses though.
     
  3. JonBoyWhat

    JonBoyWhat Out Of The Brooder

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    what color are the legs? I cant make it out.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    don't look right for a willie
     
  5. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definitely has game of some sort and is a cross.
     
  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not welsummers at all. I would agree, the head makes me think game cross...

    Is that ghost barring I see in the color or just muddled darkness? Whatever they are, they are interesting. How large are they?

    The only thing I could think of is a wheaten game X speckled Sussex cross. The base color on those birds reminds me of my cubalaya with the the sparse sort of ghost mottling mixed in that could come from the sussex I guess. As best I can replicate the color in the chicken color calculator, the color of that cross would look very similar to this bird.
     
  7. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    kinda looks alittle bit like my SS mix. looks like the legs are white from what I can see. Mine didn't get any speckles til her 2 heavy moult.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    No, it's not a welsummer. She looks gamey, maybe OEG?

    Here's a wellie pullet at 18 1/2 weeks:
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  9. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Nope, not a Welsummer. I agree with Happy Chooks. She looks gamey. Reminds me of Black Breasted Red OEGB.
     
  10. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Not a Welsummer, but I am no expert on the games and that is kind of what she reminds me of.
     

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