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OKAY What is this a faverolles ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hcppam, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    I bought 2 marans yesterday and the woman I bought them from showed me around and pointed out her new salmon faverolles chickens.. I'm new at this chicken thing, and there were so many chickens in this coop didn't know what she was pointing at, anyway the very next enclosure she says; see that's a salmon faverolles pullet, do you want her? No really don't have the room. She went on "I really don't want her for breeding she is not a good example of a faverolle, don't think she'll be around here long." Okay thinking she was sending her to the big chicken coop in the sky, I took her, (in another post got her home and found her to have an impacted crop, worked on her all night better today.) I started looking up info and pic of SF here and she looks more like a mahogany faverolles mut if anything to me. What do you think and is there any hope she will feather out into a half decent faverolles, if that's what she is. [​IMG] think I put this under the wrong heading?
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2011

  2. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    sorry the pics are not great, was getting dark. [​IMG]
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    As best as I can tell, the colouring looks more like mille fleur--definitely does not look salmon, but I cannot tell the feather detail from the photos.
  4. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    hum? I'll look that up. pic is poor as it was getting dark. thanks.
  5. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    boy your right the coloring looks closer to the MF,but she has the 5 toes and I think will be a standard size.
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

    Jul 28, 2008
    How old is she? Salmon roos look similar when young. I also know of one hatchery that produces pullets with a lot of off colors.
  7. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    About a month and a half. no coloring comb and her/his legs are not thick like a Roo????

  8. the4heathernsmom

    the4heathernsmom Songster

    Jul 1, 2008
    east texas
    we just bought a slamon faverolle pullet and she doesn't look like that....she has leg feathering and a beard and muff and is more plump/round in the body
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
    Do you know what type of comb it has, is it a rose or single comb?

  10. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

    new pics. with a shot of her with a 2 1/2 moth old BR in background. Not shre of all the diferent combs?

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