Any idea what breed this rooster is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tfortenb, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. tfortenb

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    We got this rooster as chick but we aren't sure what breed he is. Two days ago we had a hen who had 9 eggs hatch out and we are trying to determine if two of the babies are barred rocks or from this rooster.
     
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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Looks like a mixed breed. He has the Blue dilute gene for black, and genes for both silver and red base color. I'd expect most of his chicks to have a partridge type look to them.
    Barred Rock roosters produce black chicks with a white spot on the back of the head.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    mixed breed
     
  6. tfortenb

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  7. tfortenb

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    We have seven black which I know are from our barred rock. But we have two grey chicks.
     
  8. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Your grey chicks are actually blue... so your blue male is their father...
     

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