Welsummer - Do girls have long tails?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HarrisonCreek, Oct 29, 2014.

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  1. HarrisonCreek

    HarrisonCreek Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is our Welsummer. I'm pretty confident she's a she. Here is an early photo of her eyeliner:
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    small comb, but long, sort-of "forked" tail??
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    The Australorp behind her is the crower:

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't have experience with Welsummers, so I don't know if pullets naturally have long tails. However, I can tell you that your bird is definitely a pullet. Welsummer males would have different coloring by this age, and would have larger, redder combs and wattles.
     
  3. JensChickies

    JensChickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. JensChickies

    JensChickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of my Welsummer. I guess her tail is longer than my rocks. This was taken a couple of months ago so her tail has grown a bit.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your bird is definitely a pullet.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    On a breed like this, the shape/size of tail is kind of a moot point. Welsummers are easily sexed once they feather in. Males will have a black breast, females reddish. Your bird is a pullet.
     
  7. HarrisonCreek

    HarrisonCreek Out Of The Brooder

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    Yay!!!![​IMG]
     

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