Welsummer Roo color opinion needed..

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TammyTX, May 3, 2009.

  1. TammyTX

    TammyTX Overrun With Chickens

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    This is one of my 4 Wellie roos. He will be 11 weeks in a couple of days. Does this roo look like he has enough black on his breast? You can't really see in the photo but his beetle green feathers on his tail are getting longer.

    Are ther any other color problems you see? Be honest, these are birds not babies!! [​IMG]

    It was hot/humid yesterday and they were holding their wings a little low and panting.

    Are Welsummer roos slower to grow than Cuckoo Marans? My CM's are larger right now.

    I wanted to breed this roo with some of my Wellie hens.

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  2. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welsumer males have red in the breast. Perhaps it's the effect of the mahogany gene?
     

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