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Is this a welsummer?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by malia, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. malia

    malia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had bought 12 eggs off ebay, dark egg layer mix. Well the post office mangled the eggs but I still managed to hatch 1 cuckoo maran roo and this girl. They were either welsummer, barnevlder, or maran. She just seems light in color. Wanted to know your opinions. Thanks.

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  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    She's a little lighter in color than my welsummers, but other than that she looks like them.
     
  3. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    Here legs are the wrong color for a welsummer. She has the leg color of a maran, but her body isn't shapped like a maran...hmmmm
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Not a Welsummer. Maybe a Silver Phoenix cross? Looks similar and the body shape is more like Phoenix than Welsummer.
     
  5. malia

    malia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm...she does resemble a silver pheonix, but she hatched out of a welsummer egg. Oh well, she is my DHs favorite and I think she is quite adorable as well. Thank you all.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Interesting! Well, if she's a Wellie cross, she's a pretty one. She just doesnt have the body type or exact coloration of my Welsummer girls.
     
  7. SeaChick

    SeaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    Our Wellsummer (hatchery stock, FWIW) has bright yellow legs and is much darker than that pullet. She's very pretty though!
     

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