faverolle mixes what sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lifesong Farm, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. Lifesong Farm

    Lifesong Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2010
    Noble County
    Just my luck. Out of the 8 eggs that hatch they are all my BO mix and my faverolle roos. So now I have a question about sex. Am I righ in thinking that out of the 4 two week olds I have one cockeral and 3 pullets?

    Cockeral on bottom and pullet on top.

    Both pullets

    If you need better pics let me know and I will upload more after I get some help.
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2011
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Too young to say, honestly, but I'd certainly pin the bottom chick on the first photo as a cockerel.
  3. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2011
    Quote:I agree.
  4. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Quote:I agree.

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  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    It is early, but I'd bet you are correct.
  6. poultryrox11

    poultryrox11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2011
    Petersburgh, New York
  7. Lifesong Farm

    Lifesong Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2010
    Noble County
    Thanks. I will take more pics when they get older and double check again.
    This is one of the reasons I went with Faverolles. You can color sex them young. (If they are pure) Oh well next time I hatch it will be after I have them in breeding pens.

    The pullets are going to be given to 2 friends of mine. One is getting her first chickens and the other has old birds that have quit laying. The cockerel is going to be diner. I think I will name him nugget. In the mean time I am keeping record of how fast/slow he grows. If he grows decently and has a decent carcass then I will hatch out more of my BO mixes eggs. At 1 week he weighed 4.6 oz. Mon I get my second weight on him to see how much more he weighs.

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