Help with the confirming the breed of my pullet

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dannytheko, May 4, 2017.

  1. dannytheko

    dannytheko New Egg

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    Hi all,

    I purchased a chick six months ago, it was sold to me as a Purebreed Welsummer.(bought from City Chicks in Brisbane, Australia) As a chick it looked like a Welsummer chick. Now six months on, it doesn't look like a typical Welsummer appearance that I have seen. (there are no lighter coloured feathering around the neck). Is this normal, and can anyone help me confirm the breed. Thanks for your help!

    She is the one on the left in the foreground.


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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Definitely not a Welsummer... Production Red, maybe? Don't know if you have anything like Rhode Island Reds there?
     
  3. dannytheko

    dannytheko New Egg

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    Thanks for your reply. I do also have a Rhode Island Red pullet (Ruby). What has confused me is that when they were small they were strikingly different in appearance but now they more similar. Here are some pictures when they were younger.

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    This is Sunny the pullet in question, who was the supposed Welsummer.

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    And this is Ruby, the Rhode Island Red.
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, she's a Rhode Red. Totally bizarre that she changed that much!!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  6. dannytheko

    dannytheko New Egg

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    Update: I sent some photos to the breeder and she thinks its a Barnevelder? What do you guys think? Attached is another photo of her.

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  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Not Barnevelder... maybe an oops crossing?
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking crossbred as well
     

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