Supposed to be Barnevelder...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Overoberyl, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Overoberyl

    Overoberyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But I'm not convinced...they seem awfully light. What do you all think? Any chance these are actually Barnevelders? If not, what breed do you think they might be?

    Thanks!!

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  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the dark w/ the stripes on the backs makes it look like a barnevelder...though the rest of the body looks a little light. I think its probably a barnevelder though
     
  3. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The baby in my avatar is a barnevelder from meyers
     
  4. Overoberyl

    Overoberyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the pic recent? Is it feathering in much darker?
     
  5. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it to me.
     
  6. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute! :)
     
  7. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It actually was sickly and passed away when it was a few days old. [​IMG]

    The eyes and stripe are very similar to yours, though, I think you have barnevelders
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Where did you get them? They are very light.


    These are my barnevelder chicks. (breeder lines)
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    Ignore the mottled java in this picture:
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  9. Overoberyl

    Overoberyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got them from an individual, that was what I expected them to look like...and I have a couple of others that have hatched from the same bunch of eggs that look just like that...but three that are light like the ones I posted, so that's why I was wondering if perhaps a different breed got mixed in my group of eggs by mistake...the eggs were medium brown, a few were speckled so I thought maybe Welsummer if not Barnevelder, but these chicks look light even to be a Welsummer to me...hmm
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, they are too light for a welsummer chick too. Post more pictures of them when they feather out. Now I'm curious.
     

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