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

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    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.
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    Both pullets
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    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

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    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

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    Quote:I agree.
     
  4. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree.

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  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    It is early, but I'd bet you are correct.
     
  6. poultryrox11

    poultryrox11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2:)
     
  7. Lifesong Farm

    Lifesong Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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