Is this rooster really a Welsummer?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MoClo, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. MoClo

    MoClo New Egg

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    I love this guy no matter what he is, but I Specifically bought him because he was a 'Welsummer.' However, all the Welsummer roosters I've seen have more color variations. This guy is black with iridescent coloring. The longest wing feathers are a copper color. Tail is black/green. Feet/legs are yellow. Yellow beak. His eyes are very red/copper color. I have seen Barnevelder roosters who look and behave exactly as he does. In terms of personality, he is sweet to people and hens. Loves the sound of his own voice --crows all day and most of the night. I took some pictures with my phone but the sheen colors don't show up very well it seems. If you need different pic's let me know and I'll try again. He doesn't stand still very often.
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Last edited: Nov 16, 2015
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely not a Welsummer. He might be a poorly laced Barnevelder.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    could be
     
  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Not Welsummer. Looks like maybe a mixed breed or, yeah, a really dark Barnevelder.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I also agree.
     

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