Salmon Favorelles

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sue3, May 18, 2008.

  1. sue3

    sue3 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a couple of Salmon Favorelle chicks just 4 days from hatch. On the very tips of their wings we are seeing dark color today. Will these be roosters or is it too soon to tell yet?
     
  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    mine scared me for a while but they are both hens so I don't know

    Good Luck,
    Henry
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They say by about two weeks old, the pullets have brown in their wings and cockerels have black.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I have some right now that are around 6 weeks old. The rooster has very very dark chesnut brown-black and the hens are a wheat-light brown color.
     

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