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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by featherb00, May 2, 2017.

  1. featherb00

    featherb00 New Egg

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    Hello,

    I'm still trying to figure this site out, and still trying to figure out being a chicken mom for the first time. I live in Friendship NY, and currently have 3 Golden Laced Wyandottes, and 3 Salmon Favorelles, although I think one of my Favorelles is a rooster.

    -heather
     
  2. Chick2chicken

    Chick2chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
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    This site is great for asking questions. I'm a newbie too and I've learned a lot about chickens on this site and its very helpful. How old are your chickens?
    -Chick2chicken
     
  3. grumpypoet

    grumpypoet New Egg

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    hi ! i'm still new too.
     
  4. featherb00

    featherb00 New Egg

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    They were 5 weeks on Monday. [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Heather. When your chicks are 6-8 weeks of age post photos at "what breed or gender is this." to sort them out for you. Male Salmon Faverolles are colored much differently from hens.
     
  6. featherb00

    featherb00 New Egg

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    Yeah, that's what I've noticed. One of my favorelles is much darker than the others, "she" is mostly black. And her comb is much more prominent.
     
  7. featherb00

    featherb00 New Egg

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  8. Chick2chicken

    Chick2chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess that to be a cockerel but I'm not completely sure.
     
  9. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC -- so glad you've joined us.
    Yes, the bird shown is a cockerel....the plumage is quite distinctive in this breed with regards to gender.
     
  10. featherb00

    featherb00 New Egg

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    Thank you!!
     

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