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Wellsummer ???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by paul25, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. paul25

    paul25 New Egg

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    Hi all can any one tell me if these chicks are Wellsummers or Barnavelders?[​IMG]
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  2. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    They are either welsummers or brown leghorns. Barnavelders are much darker with slightley different markings. You will until they are older to be able to tell which they are
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. paul25

    paul25 New Egg

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    thanks people they are def Wellsummers I got the eggs mixed up with the Barnavelders cheers.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They are neither Welsummers or Barnevelders. I breed both and your chicks are too light. Where did you get them?
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm glad someone with more experience finally said that! I have no clue on the Barnies, but I was pretty sure those were too light for Welsummer chicks. It's been so long since I had some, though, I wasn't sure if I was remembering right. And don't they have yellow legs?
     
  7. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree that these birds are too light to be either unless the welsummers are gold duckwing coloured, but even then still slighly too light
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    they could be HQ welsummers. That would explain, why they are slightly too light. HQ doesn't meet the SOP.
     
  9. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does HQ stand for?
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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