Please help (re Welsummers)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Duckettschicks, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. Duckettschicks

    Duckettschicks New Egg

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    Hi there,
    You will have to excuse my non-chicken language, I am not being ignorant I'm just trying to seek some advice for my dad...

    My dad bought 4 Welsummers and thought they were all female but he thinks two of them may be cocks. They seem to look different to the other two (bigger red 'hat' and red dangly bit under its chin, also an orange block of colour on its neck whereas the others have speckled). I've taken some pics to help you decide, a few people say there only looks like one cock but he thinks there could be two.
    Thanks so much for helping!!
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Your Dad is right. The two birds in the background are cockerels.
     
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  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    100% agree...

    Welsummer cocks will get black chests, the pullets have salmon colored chests...
     
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  4. Duckettschicks

    Duckettschicks New Egg

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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Nothing changes. Pictures are further confirmation that your Dad has 2 pullets and 2 cockerels.
     
  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Yup...
     
  7. Duckettschicks

    Duckettschicks New Egg

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    I just noticed only one pic had uploaded. I've just phoned him to tell him :) thanks so much
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    2 pullets 2 cockerels
     
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