Is this a WH?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pips&peeps, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    And is it a female?

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  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    It certainly looks like a Welsh Harlequin- As far as sex goes- Hearing the voice would give an indication. I have colouring like that in my Harlequin Runners - but can be either male or female. It can depend greatly on the strain and bloodlines of the WH. Some males have a very dark head and the females much lighter - but with some strains they are very similar at this age. I would guess as a female from what I can see in the photo- but seeing it standing up to see the tail area and breast would also help to decipher by colour what you have.
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Welsh Harlequin [​IMG] And it looks like it is a hen. I have 5 and they are just gorgeous.
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It's from Holderreads, just wasn't sure what breed. I bought a pair of them at the last show I went to and the other died the first week I had it.

    Here it is with my sebbie babies, you can barely see the breast in the second photo, it's kind of a light salmon color:

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  5. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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    Quote:So there is such a thing a HR i think i may have 1 lol
     

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