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I purchased 2 blue double laced barnevelders.....and the two I got look different from eachother. Al

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nicoler, Nov 10, 2016.

  1. Nicoler

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  2. chickencraz

    chickencraz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Age? Where did you get them?
    The first one is not a barnvelder because of the feathered feet. I think it might be one a hatchery quality Salmon favorelle cockerel.
    The second one could be a blue barnvelder. It is looks he is cockerel as well.
     
  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Both cockerels... 1st does look like a poor quality Faverolles, 2nd is very poor quality Barnevelder...
     
  4. Nicoler

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    They are about 3 months old. I did order some Salmon Faverolles, and I had no idea this was probably a male Faverolle! [​IMG]

    My birds came from Northwoods Poultry in Wisconsin. Can you tell me if this Buff Brahma is a roo or hen?
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Brahma is a cockerel as well...
     
  6. Nicoler

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    Oh darn, I was hoping for a female Brahma! I guess given this information, I now have 7 pullets and 4 cockerels total. I think I will try and sell 2-3 of the cockerels, keeping my black maran cockerel.

    Thank you very much for the information. I am learning so much on this site!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    did you get them from a hatchery???? I don't suppose you could return them.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree I see a Faverolles, a Barnevelder and a Brahma, all cockerels.

    Nice thing is, they're kind of unusual breeds so you may have a chance of selling them. I usually can't give cockerels away but did have someone pay for a Faverolles cockerel last year.

    Good luck!
     

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