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7 Week Old Roo? What am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Someone.Summer, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. Someone.Summer

    Someone.Summer Out Of The Brooder

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    Alrighty, so I have a 7 week old black bantam rooster [?]. I'm pretty much 100% sure he's a rooster. But I just want to know if anyone wants to give me a guess as to what breed he is? He's the sweetest little boy <3
    Anyway, here are a few pictures:

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    ^Yes. He is standing on the family cat... xD
     
  2. Backwoods Bntms

    Backwoods Bntms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going with Dutch
     
  3. Dannee

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    What a sweet bahy!!!!
     
  4. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Quote:x2. Pretty bird, pretty cat [​IMG]
     
  5. Someone.Summer

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    Thanks guys! We definitely love the little guy. I'm thinking you guys are probably right, he does look like a little dutch!
     
  6. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    He isnt totally SQ, too many points on his comb, but he would do well in 4h shows or local shows. [​IMG]
     
  7. Someone.Summer

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    Thanks for the info :]
    Just out of sheer curiosity, what should his comb look like to be show quality?
     
  8. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Someone.Summer :

    Thanks for the info :]
    Just out of sheer curiosity, what should his comb look like to be show quality?

    A good single comb should have 5 points, no thumbprints or side sprigs, red, straight, large.
    I have a pair of dutch, and the roo didn't do as well as he could have because he doesnt have enough comb points and he has a thumbprint [​IMG]
    If you bred him with a hen who had a very good comb, the offspring should have better combs...​
     
  9. Someone.Summer

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    Quote:A good single comb should have 5 points, no thumbprints or side sprigs, red, straight, large.
    I have a pair of dutch, and the roo didn't do as well as he could have because he doesnt have enough comb points and he has a thumbprint [​IMG]
    If you bred him with a hen who had a very good comb, the offspring should have better combs...

    Hmm. That's very interesting. Would you say that he has seven points?
    I'll look into finding a hen with a nice correct comb, I'd like to see how it improves in the next generation.
     
  10. Tanichca

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    Someone.Summer :

    Quote:A good single comb should have 5 points, no thumbprints or side sprigs, red, straight, large.
    I have a pair of dutch, and the roo didn't do as well as he could have because he doesnt have enough comb points and he has a thumbprint [​IMG]
    If you bred him with a hen who had a very good comb, the offspring should have better combs...

    Hmm. That's very interesting. Would you say that he has seven points?
    I'll look into finding a hen with a nice correct comb, I'd like to see how it improves in the next generation.​

    He has seven points, with a very large one at the back. That would be a point detracted from his score, should you choose to show him.
    That would be interesting. Plus youll have an excuse to hatch chicks [​IMG]
     

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