Welsummer

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by babyrnlc, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told this is a Welsummer pullet (the whole reason we got chicks from him) He got them from Ideal. It looks so similar to my brown leghorn though. I know they look alike. Do you think it really is a welsummer? And really a pullet?

    Thank you

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  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brown Leghorns and Welsummers look SO similar. About the only way to tell them apart is earlobe color. Leghorn-white, Welsummer-red. I think I see a little bit of pink on your girl, so she may very well be a Welsummer. [​IMG]
     
  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I suspect Welsummer cockerel because of the black splotches in the breast.
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Chest color is wrong for a wellie pullet and if it were a wellie cockerel, the comb would be much bigger. The body type doesn't look right for a welsummer.

    Welsummer pullet in the back, cockerel in the front at about 5 weeks old.
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