Salmon Favorelle - roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jessimom, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    Hi all, I had a incubator problem with temps that were too low. Only 1 salmon favorelle hatched. I'm suspecting it's a roo. It's almost 5 weeks old. Can anyone tell me if they think this is a boy or a girl?

    Sorry, can't really get them to stay still while using my phone to take photos.....

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    Thanks!!
     
  2. Lamaremybabies

    Lamaremybabies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I personally can't provide much help, but it's a very pretty bird.
    Also I'm thinking it's a roo.
     
  3. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster. i hen would not have that much black.
     
  4. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    Thanks!!!

    Thanks! I think so too! Also, it's head is staying perfectly whitish - all the girls I've seen have more color to their heads. Time to find more eggs!!

    Thanks for the help!!!
     
  5. Sahwithchicks

    Sahwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cockerel. Sorry you only hatched out one! :(
     
  6. applebutter14

    applebutter14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my friend has a salmon faverolles rooster and he is SO handsome!
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a cockerel.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Cockerel.
     
  9. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    Thank you everyone!! His feathers are SO PRETTY. I guess it's just a reason to get more eggs! See if I can hatch a few more!!!
     
  10. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    He's going to change a lot before he matures. Some cockerels are very messy in color while they are juveniles. I suspect he will be a light colored male. Where did you get the eggs?
     

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