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Black rooster with lacing on neck feathers?

post #1 of 10
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He was given to me a few years ago and was told he is a black astralorp... he looks like one but has white lacing on the neck/saddle feathers? what is he?

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post #2 of 10

You'll have to give us a picture.  He sounds pretty, er, I mean handsome!

post #3 of 10
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he is:) i will upload a pic soon... his comb was frost bitten so he's missing the tips.... and 2 toes... haha he ran away all winter and came back this spring:)

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post #4 of 10

Oh wow, that's amazing that you got him back after that winter!  He sounds like an amazing bird, in both personality and looks~ thumbsup

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http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/22254_rooster.jpg
this is him:)
sorry thats a really bad pic:(

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post #6 of 10
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and just for fun
http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/22254_baby_roo1.jpg
his first chick/son

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post #7 of 10
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Any one know what he is???

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post #8 of 10

He may have one Australorp parent but he's not pure. Better pic would help but I'm thinking he's a nice mixed breed roo.

Rachel BB

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Stem cell transplant from unrelated donor in Feb 2015. Thank you to all my friends here on BYC for all your support during my treatment and ongoing recovery!

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post #9 of 10

He's beautiful.  Guessing a barnyard cross of some sort.

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post #10 of 10
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barnyard mix is what i thought... my aunt has one that looks like him and said its a "german i forgot the rest" every time i ask her... hmm

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