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Wyandottes or Fayoumi??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Tabitha345, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. Tabitha345

    Tabitha345 Out Of The Brooder

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    silver Wyandottes or Egyptian fayoumi ????


    I have two I was told they are wyandottes but in pictures online they look more like Fayoumi, just want to check what breed people think they are. They are 7 weeks old.

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  2. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are Egyptian fayoumis. I have both breeds. They are very pretty.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  4. Tabitha345

    Tabitha345 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, could you please give me some info on them, i live in Chicago so I was looking for birds to do well in our cold winters. And I'm concerned they won't make it. And the lady I got them from said they were wyandoottes. These are very pretty but how are they at egg laying? Also can these fly? Because I heard some smaller chickens can get some good height.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    fayoumi- very pretty, I would put a cover on your run to keep her in. Chicago does have some rough winters. I lived there for my first 22 years, and survived the snow storm of '67 You could ask for climate advice on the breed thread.
     
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  6. BaileyMChicks

    BaileyMChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got the fayoumis, sorry. I don't really have any info on them....I got mine from a local breeder who has as trio, and theirs do fine, and it gets really cold here. Mine should start laying soon though. And mine are very good at hiding. I got them a little over a week and a half ago. When I first put them in the coop, they all went outside and hid. I found 3 of the 4, but I thought the other was a goner. She showed up 3 days later without a scratch.
     
  7. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, those are stunning Fayoumis! [​IMG] Mine are such interesting, fascinating birds.

    ~Alex
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can be very flighty birds. Need to have wings clipped or covered pen. Very fast maturing birds, females should start laying around 4 months and males start crowing as early as 6 weeks. As long as they have a good, solid coop to keep the cold wind off them the should be fine. A deep litter covered floor to keep the ground cold away as well.
     
  9. Tabitha345

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    Thank you all of you for the info [​IMG]
     

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