And he/she is a....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by goats_n_chicks, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. goats_n_chicks

    goats_n_chicks In the Brooder

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    I thought this one came from a batch of 3 chicks at auction marked Golden Comets, but after seeing some pictures of EE, well now I don't have a clue.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

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    Def. a roo!! As far as breed, I think he looks like a mutt... does he have feathering on his legs?

    I don't know enough about golden comets to comment on that though.
     
  3. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

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    Well, his legs aren't green like EE's typically are... Could he simply be a heinz 57? Does it matter to you (I mean I can understand if you only want a roo the same breed as your girls, especially if you're going to hatch out the eggs)? He's very pretty no matter what he is!
     
  4. noitulover

    noitulover Songster

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    i would say RIR/EE Roo mutt!

    the muffs would be fromt the EE, as well as some of the hackle coloring, but no pea comb, so definitely not even a very "true" EE, (knowing of course, EEs are not true breeds, i just mean that the araucana/ameraucana gene is VERY diluted; ie no pea comb, no green or slate legs)

    and the tail/body feathering and single comb looks like an RIR roo or even NHR
     
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  5. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Crowing

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    I say salmon faverolle cross. He has white legs, single comb, beard/muff, almost salmon coloring. I have no clue what he is a cross with, possibly a RIR.
     
  6. goats_n_chicks

    goats_n_chicks In the Brooder

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    Quote:I was thinking that he was a roo.
    Doesn't matter that much what breed he is, curiosity was getting the best of me.
    We are also trying to keep our roo population down to a minimum, which is a shame because our coolest looking birds are roos.
     

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