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Silver penciled Fayoumi vs. Silver Campine

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jeffross1968, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    We ordered one of Ideal's rare bird specials back in February. They are now 9 weeks old. The order could have included Silver Penciled Egyptian Fayoumi, and Silver Campine. Looking at pictures on the net, they look extremely similar. At this age, are there ways to tell the both apart? Just trying to figure out what we have...

    Thanks!
     
  2. mcrooke45

    mcrooke45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would be hard to tell the difference right now. The Fayoumi will have longer legs and a more upright tail and stance when they get older. Also if you have a fayoumi cockerel they will start crowing at around 6 weeks old.
     

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