Help me pick the best Welsummer rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by okiehen, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    I have 5 welsummer roosters that are 24 weeks. I need to pick out the one to keep and get him in with my pullets.
    Can you tell me what to look for to know the best quality to keep.
    Leg size and color?
    Best comb,and hackle color. Breast color, and etc.
    I'll try to get pictures of them.
    All your help is greatly appreciated.

    This is how I picked the roo to keep. I looked at the breed standard.
    And picked the best one also I went with the calmest one .
    I kept the next best one as a back up the others are gone.
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2009

  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Might try to compare to the standard of perfection rules, but personally since I don't show, I'd pick the nicest one to you and the girls.
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Thank you I have looked and looked and cant find what I need to make the final pick. I have got 2 boys that have some color in the breast the others are all black breast.
    I like the leg size on one, and comb on another. One boy is very broad backed.
    I want to pick the best one and all of them are showing to be very nice. I'll try to get some good pictures of them.
  4. b-cuz

    b-cuz In the Brooder

    Feb 15, 2008
    Meriwether Co., GA
    Can't wait for the pics. I won't be able to help you pick the best due to lack of my knowledge, but I think the Welsumer is a pretty rooster. Someone told me that the original Kellogg's Corn Flakes rooster was a Welsumer. Pretty!
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2008
  5. loco por pollos

    loco por pollos Hatching

    Apr 22, 2009
    when will you post pics?[​IMG]

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