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Salmon Favorelle Chicks...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by steffpeck, May 16, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I just hatched 2 perfect, darling Salmon Favorelle Chicks. Can you sex them at all by coloring or any other distinguishing marks?
  2. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    I don't think so...the wing feather test is about the only way I would know to even try to get an idea.
  3. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    You can but you have to wait until they start to feather out a little. Look at feathersite and under faverolles. There are pics at the bottom of the page that show the difference in them. The girls will have a mottle brown looking color and the boys will have a darker black looking color on the wings. Hope that helps.

    Congrats. I love my faverolles.

  4. muffi

    muffi Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Ayer, Massachusetts
    Congrats! I have some Salmon Faverolle eggs in the incubator with a little less than two weeks to go. I can't wait, they seem like such an awesome breed. Now where are the pics of your little cuties?! [​IMG]

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