Faverolles - Quick Question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by FurAndFeathers, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. FurAndFeathers

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    Do Faverolles roos have spurs? Yes, I know they have five toes, but do they have spurs?
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, they also have spurs.
     
  3. Michael OShay

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    They definitely have spurs.
     
  4. FurAndFeathers

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    Thank you for the replies. I have a Faverolles that was sold to me as a mismarked pullet at a show. Her coloring is similar to, but not the same as, a roo. Sadly, I don't know her age, but I'm guessing that she is at least 16 weeks old. I'm trying to figure out if she is a pullet or if I have a roo on my hands. Guess I'll know more when she either lays an egg or starts to crow!
     
  5. keesmom

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    Post a picture. There are a lot of dark pullets out there. Is the head and hackle feathers cream or salmon? At which show did you find this bird?

    There is a Faverolles thread here too. You can post a picture there as well and we can help you out. I would cut and paste it but I am on my phone.
     
  6. Michael OShay

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    You should post a full body profile picture of it on our What Breed or Gender is This? section at https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this, and let our experts there sex it for you.
     
  7. FurAndFeathers

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    I'll post a couple of pictures on the breeder/gender forum.
     
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    I saw them. Definitely a cockerel. I would be seriously annoyed with the seller for deceiving you like that.
     

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