Salmon faverolles rooster check

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NoisyNora, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. NoisyNora

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  2. Nicole01

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    Both females. :)
     
  3. NoisyNora

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    Really?!?! One has much darker reddish coloring with more black and has been slower to feather, so I just assumed roo [​IMG]. SUPER excited is he is a she!
     
  4. Nicole01

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    If the chest feathers are white, it's a female. It's my understanding the roosters of this breed have much more black and solid black chest.

    I have a salmon Faverolle myself and she has black markings on her wings, but a white chest with black specks.

    Here she is on the right at 5-6 weeks and taking forever to feather!
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  5. NoisyNora

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    Suspected rooster top, suspected hen bottom.
     
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  6. Nicole01

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    They still look like girls to me.
     
  7. Nicole01

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    Here's a boy. The dark ones are male.
     
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  8. NoisyNora

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    So it is safe to assume I have a pair of pullets instead of a pair?
     
  9. Nicole01

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    You bet! :D
     
  10. NoisyNora

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    WOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOO! Now hopefully my Spitzhaben is a girl and I am good to go!
     

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