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Welsummer Mix Rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by heath_elisha, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. heath_elisha

    heath_elisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a beautiful rooster we call Big Red. He is a sweet tempered roo that has fathered some beautiful babies. We have no idea what breed he is though. After looking online, I came across the Welsummer breed and I think he may have this in him. What are your opinions??? (Pardon his short tail feathers- went through a moult recently)

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    Two of his girls (different mothers- one EE and one possible Catalana)
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    Thoughts anyone? Really just proud of him- such a beautiful animal.
     
  2. wvchickenhouse

    wvchickenhouse Out Of The Brooder

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    Definitely a Wellsummer. I have one just like him named Wyatt Earp.... I was wondering when he breeds with my White Leghorns what they would look like [​IMG]
     
  3. X2Farm

    X2Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welsummers should have yellow legs, your guy appears to have whitish, which makes me think Marans.
     
  4. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he is definitely part welsummer
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    im thinking bcm and welsummer mix
     
  6. heath_elisha

    heath_elisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well- when we hatched eggs from this black hen (no idea what she is) they created some beautiful babies that I suppose kinda resemble BCM's......

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  7. greensandjeans

    greensandjeans Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:You have some lovely chickens. I don't know about the answer to your question about the rooster, but the last two in these photos look just like my black-sex link chicken. But I don't know enough about chicken breeding to know what two types are crossed to produce this result. I'm sure someone else does.

    Here's mine before she began to lay.
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  8. heath_elisha

    heath_elisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were told that the black hen might be a sex link or black star. Makes sense, since her babies look like yours!
     

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