Any clue about my new rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tilaterese, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. tilaterese

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    Just got this rooster, he's super sweet, I heard his comb type is rare and the lady I got him from said a friend told her he's a game roo which apparently meant often used for fighting?? He's a sweetheart, and I know nothing about breeds, but was hoping to hatch out some eggs between him and my speckled sussex. I just hope he's not any breed that would lessen egg production with new chicks? I don't have a clue about these things! [​IMG] Any info is appreciated! TIA!
     
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    I'm just going to add a couple more pics if that helps..[​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sorry I am drawing a complete blank - his comb reminds me of a helicopter ready to take off. I don't know how he could possibly lessen egg production unless he smashes eggs and eats them. LOL. If he is sweet to you and hens, he is worth keeping.
     
  5. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it almost resembles a buttercup comb, compare some pics of your bird with a Sicilian buttercup. Looking at the pics you have posted and judging by the comb and white ear lobe, it very well could be.
     
  6. PhoenixFan

    PhoenixFan Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree. Based off my experience, the buttercup comb is usually dominant, so most of his offspring will most likely have his comb.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm thinking there's some Polish a generation or so back. Polish have the V comb. I've not worked with the breed or crosses myself, but he could be a Polish x straight comb x straight comb, something like that. Mixed with game bird seems reasonable.

    Unfortunately, the speckling on your Sussex is recessive. Breeding those two birds are going to give you basically red chicks.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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