1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

Salmon faverolles gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DavieJones, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. DavieJones

    DavieJones In the Brooder

    36
    1
    39
    Jul 28, 2015
    North Carolina
    I am very confused about this one. The black body feathers make me think roo, but not sure about the wing feathers. Chick is about 4 weeks old.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     

  2. Although some hatchery quality Fav pullets are dark-colored like that, I'm still thinking cockerel. But update pictures in a couple weeks would be fabulous!

    ~Alex
     
  3. Carpenter

    Carpenter In the Brooder

    59
    6
    33
    Aug 21, 2013
    I would guess roo too with the dark feathers. They are such beautiful birds when they reach maturity.

    This was my boy Dexter.
    [​IMG]
     
  4. DavieJones

    DavieJones In the Brooder

    36
    1
    39
    Jul 28, 2015
    North Carolina
    Absolutely I will post more pictures
     
  5. DavieJones

    DavieJones In the Brooder

    36
    1
    39
    Jul 28, 2015
    North Carolina
    Yea I think they are gorgeous birds, that's y I have been wanting them so bad. I got 6 hatching eggs and only 3 hatched. If this is a cockerel I hit the jackpot and got him and two girls. Here are the others. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Carpenter

    Carpenter In the Brooder

    59
    6
    33
    Aug 21, 2013
    That's great! A perfect trio.
     
  7. chickieluv123

    chickieluv123 In the Brooder

    26
    1
    16
    Aug 29, 2016
    Fayetteville Arkansas
    @Carpenter that is the prettiest salmon fav Roo ever
     

  8. Carpenter

    Carpenter In the Brooder

    59
    6
    33
    Aug 21, 2013

    Thank you! Here is another picture of him.
    [​IMG]
     
  9. DavieJones

    DavieJones In the Brooder

    36
    1
    39
    Jul 28, 2015
    North Carolina
    I'll post some more progress pictures in a couple weeks and see where we are at.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    98,361
    54,164
    1,477
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    At this point I would say your chick is a cockerel
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by