Welsummer or Barnevelder? Cuckoo Marans also

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

  1. Kev

    Kev Crowing

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    Kathy,

    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

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    Thanks
     

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