Is she a Faverolle? And is she a she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eringudge, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. eringudge

    eringudge Out Of The Brooder

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    We got this mystery chick for free, because they didn't know her breed. :) We call her Fancy. She has five toes and feathered legs/feet.

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a Faverolle. And with the dark feathers coming in on the chest, it's a cockerel.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed. Pullets dont get those black feathers...
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards pullet. It is not unusual for hatchery pullets to be mismarked, and have black flecking in the chest and beard. I can see white on most of the chest. The back looks to be more evenly colored than a cockerel's would be also. Are the leg feathers white or black?
     
  5. eringudge

    eringudge Out Of The Brooder

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    The chest feathers are brown, not black. I guess the coloring is hard to tell from the photos. She doesn't have black anywhere, just dark brown. Her leg feathers are white. I'm only calling her a her because it sounds funny to me. :)
     
  6. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster.
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a pullet.
     
  8. eringudge

    eringudge Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that only time will tell for sure, but this chick also has blueish feathers close to the body... We'll see what comes in the next couple of weeks, I guess! I'm not going to lie, I hope she is a girl, because she's my favorite!
     
  9. eringudge

    eringudge Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know if this helps at all for her color, the photo is still pretty yellow, but I didn't want to over color correct it. She is next to one of our buff orps and one of our bprs. No black at all, just a dark brown. She is super awkward looking right now and goofy and so mellow and sweet. She falls asleep on me when I hold her. I will get more pics of her in natural light instead of under the warming lamp.
     
  10. eringudge

    eringudge Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some photos away from the red warming light.

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