Any ideas on this rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by parktonchicken, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. parktonchicken

    parktonchicken Hatching

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    Was supposed to be a light brahma, but has bare feet.
     

  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing

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    Ooops...need pic.

    And welcome to BYC!

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  3. Urban Flock

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    Welcome to BYC. Post picture or pictures when you can.
     
  4. parktonchicken

    parktonchicken Hatching

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  5. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing

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    Not a Brahma, as no feathered feet and single comb instead of pea comb.

    Right color of feet and comb type but wrong tail for Light Sussex.

    Right tail/comb for Delaware, but wrong leg color.

    Also has more barring in body, but not quite dark enough for a Black Sex Link rooster nor California Grey.

    My best guess mixed breed barred/white....momma may have been barred but daddy had dominant white as you almost have ghost barring.

    Barnyard mix.

    Lady of McCamley
     

  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    With those bare pink legs and the barring in the black feathers, I'd say it's a Light Sussex X Delaware mix.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I agree.
     
  8. parktonchicken

    parktonchicken Hatching

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    Thanks, he's a big boy, eats a ton. He came with two light brahma hens, and neither of them eat as much as he does.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He's a beautiful bird for sure! If you're inclined for meat birds, I bet his male chicks from those Brahma hens will make beautiful roasters.
     

  10. BantamLover21

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    Looks like a Delaware mix to me.
     

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