Welsummers??

Alyssa-Bee

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A wile ago we got three speckled sussex, two blue laced red wyandottes, and four Easter eggers. As they started to get feathers I became suspicious that two actually were not SS! After a bit of research I started to suspect that they are welsummers! I orginally wanted welsummers but couldn't find them being sold anywhere, can someone confirm the breed of these two? They are around 8 weeks old now.

COMET:
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SPARK:
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And the speckled sussex, CONFETTI:
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(I hope the SS is not a roo!!! I want both breeds!)

Thank you for any help!
 

Gray Farms

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Most likely Welsummers. Could be Brown Leghorns but they look more shaped like Welsummers. If they develop white earlobes then you've got Leghorns.
 

Alyssa-Bee

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Thank you!!! I will definitely be looking for the white earlobes, still hoping for welsummers :D! I'm glad they're all girls too! (The last pictures of Confetti were actually taken a wile ago though.) I'll post more sussex pics tomorrow though, if you would like to try sexing! The "Welsummers' photos were taken today though.
Thanks for the help!
 

Alyssa-Bee

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I have a bonus question:), all of their combs (mostly EE) have been bright red! Is it from the heat?? It got up to around 100⁰ here today!!! (as you can see in one of Spark's photos, she was panting!)
Thanks:D
 

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