Welsummer or Barnevelder? Cuckoo Marans also

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BikerBabeRules, Mar 15, 2008.

  1. Kev

    Kev Crowing

    Jan 13, 2008
    Sun City, California

    Barnevelders have certain genes(makes the adults dark and have that lacing pattern) that also give a distinctive look to the chick's heads- highly splotchy or marbled in appearence, just like on that brown chick. I would believe it if someone claimed that one is a barnevelder.

    I think it's the two dark chicks throwing us off. They most certainly are not cuckoo marans or welsumer & the brown chick cannot be a welsumer so what does that leave the two dark ones as....? That's the question.
  2. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County

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