Sold as partridge chanteclers but now says they're Barnevelders...help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rodeochic, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Rodeochic

    Rodeochic New Egg

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    Hi all! I am new to chickens and after much research settled on purchasing partridge chanteclers as they are perfect for our cold Canadian winters. Imagine my surprise when the chicks started developing single combs. A quick call to the seller and oops! Yes we accidentally gave you Barnevelders. So I have 10 "barnevelders" and 1 who actually IS a chantecler. Now my issue is are they really Barnevelders as some have quite a bit of red colouring and also did I end up with 8 roosters? Barnevelders hens have combs and wattles so I am very unsure of what I actually have... 20170611_165059.jpg 20170611_171434.jpg 20170611_165441.jpg 20170611_165355.jpg
     

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  2. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep barnevelder
     
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    Rodeochic New Egg

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    Any idea on whether I have some hens? They all appear to hAve combs and wattles developing. 3 have what looks like lacing so I am certain that they will be hens but am hoping for another hen or 2
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    Pattern is wrong for a barnevelder, I see lots of roosters and to me they look mixed but maybe they will color up correctly after a few more molts, but I am skeptical that they are purebred barnevelder.
     

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    Here's hoping...thank you for your opinion
     

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