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Salmon Faverolles "pullet" starting to feather black...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PiTownPeep, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. slantrhymes

    slantrhymes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh man! My research was all wrong. [​IMG] I hope these guys are right!!
     
  2. PiTownPeep

    PiTownPeep Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow! Color variations like this are not at all what I was expecting with Salmon... thanks, I'd not seen these pictures! Yes - the hatchery stock isn't so hot... I won't buy through hatchery again.
     
  3. PiTownPeep

    PiTownPeep Out Of The Brooder

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    Time will tell! I had also seen that the black feathering was roo related... I have never had Salmon Faverolles and was expecting a much lighter colored feathering.
     
  4. AtlantisPeeps

    AtlantisPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say pullet! I'd never go by coloring unless it's a sex linked... She's going to be a pretty bird, too!
     
  5. PiTownPeep

    PiTownPeep Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much! Am ok if one of the four is a roo, but heavens...not all four!
     
  6. Sugartree11

    Sugartree11 Out Of The Brooder

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    What hatchery did you order from? I just ordered some and I'm just curious
     
  7. PiTownPeep

    PiTownPeep Out Of The Brooder

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    She came from Ideal in Texas. She's not shown any other roo signs :)
     
  8. PiTownPeep

    PiTownPeep Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] here she is today at 5 weeks 3 days old.
     
  9. SpringPeeper

    SpringPeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still saying pullet. My girls had quite a bit of black on them, but most of the black feathers have fallen out as they near 4 months and been replaced by pretty Salmon and white ones. Even if she keeps her black breast, I think you'll have a really pretty little hen there.
     
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2014
  10. Sugartree11

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    I ordered mine from ideal also. She looks like a girl to me. But I have not had this breed before so I'm not really one to guess. Lol

    You have to keep us posted on how she feathers out :)
     

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