Welsummer babies

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MickeysChicks, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. MickeysChicks

    MickeysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the time I always wonder if I'm seeing things. My Welsummer babies are 3 weeks old and I'm amazed at how big they've gotten. Last night I was hanging out in their coop just observing and talking to them, letting them get used to me and my voice. I noticed that one Welsummer was lighter than the other two, then I noticed it had a rather prominent comb. Hmm....time to consult the chicken board! Then I read something about pullets having eyeliner around the eyes. So this morning I go out and try to get individual pictures. (See below) I got some decent head shots but they wouldn't stay still too long for full body / feather shots. Am I seeing things or could the lighter one be a roo?
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    [​IMG] lighter colored wells#2
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    All girls. No black through the chest on any of them.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They all look like pullets.

    On Wellies, I know some folks can sex them by the eye liner and head markings....on some strains at least. For me, it's when they feather in. Males have a black breast, females, the salmon/brown color like your birds.
     
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They all look like pullets to me, too.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    all pullets
     

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