Welsummer Bantams---LOOK! Updates!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by EweSheep, May 12, 2009.

  1. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    There you go folks! I hope your curiosity is satisfied! [​IMG]

    These are over a month old. Two cockerals will be for sale. Sorry no pullets!

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    The pullets are on the right side while the males are near the corners.

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    Here are the egg colors in the carton...the bantams are on the left half of carton and ONE Welsummer LF egg on the right for comparison.

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    As for sexing them, I was alllllll wrong, thought I would have four pullets and three cockerals and one questionable sex. Lost two. And I have two pullets and four cockerals. So the sex thing, nope, not working on this one LOL!
     
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  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I hope mine hatch. I got 2 dozen eggs and only 11 of them are developing due to hatch on the 16th.
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I got eight out of the two doz I hatched. There were about two more pipped but died.

    Frustrating to hatch them but once you got the numbers, all is well!

    I hope you will have a much better hatch than I did!

    Let me know how you did! Send pics too!
     
  4. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    ohhhhhhhhh........must....have...more....wellies! I like LF better-no offense.
     
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    No offense taken! [​IMG] Not everyone likes them! But I do!

    I love my Wellies!
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Today they have their pictures taken. They are now 2 mos and 2 wks of age. they still have alot of growing and filling out to do!

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  7. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Looking good.
     
  8. IHeartCapnHook

    IHeartCapnHook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay.... I'm kinda new to the whole chicken thing... what does "LF" mean?

    I have one Welsummer and I love her so! She is SO friendly and sweet! Is this a breed trait or just an individual chicken personality?
     
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  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    LF means Large Fowl and BF means Bantam Fowl.

    Yes that is typical of Welsummers, they must be friendly, not flighty.

    I have one LF Welsummer hen and I hope to have more by fall.
     
  10. lostsoulhelpmejebus

    lostsoulhelpmejebus Incubating Fool

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    Those are gorgeous looking birds!

    I just put some LF Wellies in the 'bator...do not have any of them yet so hoping for a decent hatch. Shipped eggs are always a crap shoot.
     

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