Wheaton vs Partridge Penedesencas

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chiknlady, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. chiknlady

    chiknlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you distinquish the Wheaton from the Partridge Roo? I think I have a Partridge, but the onlines pics are close...any one want to weigh in?

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  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Wheaten leans more toward a golden color, while partridge is more of a red color.
     
  3. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say the opposite.
    Wheaten cockerels are often a darker red.
    The hackle stripe black is more in partridge.
     
  4. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    A wheaten male should not have hackle striping at all.
     
  5. chiknlady

    chiknlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    huh???--Now you see why I am confused [​IMG]
     

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