2 Mixed Roos - what breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Faith Hope, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. Faith Hope

    Faith Hope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to know if anyone of you have an idea what breeds are in these 2 roos. I got them last fall from a lady who just said they were mixes, but I am very curious as to what breeds they have in them. The lady had a lot of different breeds, so she did not know what they were. Both are very well behaved gentlemen and protect the flock well.

    Here is Rooster 1:
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    Here is Rooster 2:
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    Here is Rooster 1 in the front and Rooster 2 in the back:
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    Thanks for your input.

    I forgot to mention that rooster 2 has 5 toes.
     
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  2. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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    #1 looks like a brown leghorn and #2 looks to be a Brahma mix judging by the comb and feathered legs
     
  3. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 looks like a Brown Leghorn
    #2 looks like a Brahma mix.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    1. Light Brown Leghorn

    2. Partridge Cochin mix

    .... doesn't look Brahma at all to me.
     
  5. Faith Hope

    Faith Hope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you guys really think Rooster 1 is a brown leghorn? That is kind of what I figured from looking at the pictures, but I thought leghorns were skinny. He is really hefty. Can leghorns be that big?

    Also, what would breeds would give Rooster 2 5 toes? The only one I know of is a silkie, but I am quite new to the chicken world.
     
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  6. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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    Quote:Body style is more cochin, but it's the comb that's throwing me more towards Brahma..... [​IMG]
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    First is a brown leghorn. Size is hard to judge in pics but mine are a little lighter than my other roos (big ee, New Hamp, and bsl), but not as much lighter than the brown leghorn hens are vs the same breed hens. If that makes sense?

    I'm not good on feather footed breeds, but I do know favorellas (pretty sure that's misspelled, too lazy to check) have feathered legs and five toes. I'm only familiar with the salmon color, don't know if they come in a black breasted red? Might be worth looking into, or maybe a cross with them.
     
  8. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 a lot of Brown Leghorn if not all
    #2 Silkie mix
     
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  9. Sorin

    Sorin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster one definitely has a lot of brown leghorn.
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Lt brown leghorn and silky X. Does the second rooster have scaley leg mites? His legs look a little funky.
     

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