Ethel and Irma have grown into beautiful Cockerels...breed is still a mystery to me!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickieChickieMama, May 22, 2018.

  1. So these are my two "Welsummer Pullets" as big boys now...they're 7.5 weeks old. Irma looks to me like a brown leghorn but I have no idea what Irma is...is he a Welsummer?
    Irma is our dominant rooster and started crowing last week. Ethel still acts like a hen.

    Ethel at 7.5 weeks:
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    Ethel as a chick: 77DEA7E2-9875-411E-9565-326802FB0B3B.jpeg

    And Irma at 7.5 weeks:
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    And Irma as a chick: 64CC9E5A-4594-42E1-907E-B6ECD1563832.jpeg
     

  2. chickencheeper

    chickencheeper Free Ranging

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    Ethel is a welsummer
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Ethel is a Welsummer. Irma is a Brown Leghorn.
     
  4. JedJackson

    JedJackson Crowing

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    Agree with Gray Farms.
     
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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  6. KettermanHillCoop

    KettermanHillCoop Crowing Premium Member

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    What type of chicken is the reddish/golden one in picture 5...on the right.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/attachments/b048852b-1783-42f7-9e53-24aa9eeeb9c4-jpeg.1400552/
     
  7. chickencheeper

    chickencheeper Free Ranging

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  8. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crowing

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    it looks to be a golden comet. and agree with Grayfarms.
     
  9. :celebrate Thank You! Mystery solved at last!!! :clap

    Now...ahem....anyone in the market for a Brown Leghorn or a Welsummer cockerel? :lau

    (Actually I'll hopefully keep the leghorn...so far he has been a fantastic rooster for the flock.)
     
  10. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crowing

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    i hope he goes to someone who will not put him in the stew pot....:oops:
     

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