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Faverolles

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by paul25, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. paul25

    paul25 New Egg

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    Hi all im new here, was just wondering if my 5 week old Fav chick is male or fem. It has some black but not a great deal any info welcome. It also has two bald spots on its head since birth any clues? Please disregard last pic and I apologise for pic quality was taken on a mobile.
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  2. chickenlover28

    chickenlover28 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks female
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] It's look female to me. Those bald spots are puzzling though. I've never seen anything like that before.
     
  4. chickenlover28

    chickenlover28 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a cochin w bald spots behind its neck. Noticed when it was a day old. Thought maybe got pecked by other chicks.3 wks later it started to grow feathers.
     
  5. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    I have no idea, but welcome to BYC.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome to BYC and Happy Holidays!
     
  7. paul25

    paul25 New Egg

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    Thanks for your input I was thinking fem as well but I keep reading anything with black is male, this ones nest mate has a tiny bit of black on the wing tips but is also a lot smaller.
     
  8. paul25

    paul25 New Egg

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    I also tried feather sexing a new batch of chicks at day old, I have 3 australorps all with no feathering,2 wellsummers with no feathering and 2 barnavellders that have feathers. Now im well confused I don't believe I got 5 cocks out of seven chicks any pointers would be great im wondering if Australorps can be sexed this way.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC & Merry Christmas!
     

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