Any ideas on this rooster's breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chshubert, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. chshubert

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    Anyone have any idea what breed this rooster is? I'm thinking maybe some type of game bird.... I rescued him and 6 hens last summer - 2 easter eggers, 1 barred rock, 1 buff orpington and 2 mystery hens (shown below). He is relatively docile, but a bit on the skittish side.


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  2. TravisE

    TravisE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he looks like a red jungle fowl. also [​IMG]&[​IMG]
     
  3. chshubert

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    Do you know much about the Red Jungle Fowl?
     
  4. TravisE

    TravisE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know much about them. but i thank they are the closest thang to a wild chicken. they bight be the oldest breed of chicken. other than that some one else will have to help.
    sorry i cant be of more help.
     
  5. chshubert

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    Thanks! I appreciate the suggestion. I hadn't looked into the Red Jungle before.
     
  6. RockerHen

    RockerHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like he may have some easter egger in him too..I see hints of a small beard. Gorgeous roo. Such bright color.
     
  7. chshubert

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    I hadn't noticed the beard! He really is a nice fellow - so pretty and very mellow, And he has the prettiest crow!
     
  8. chickenoverlord

    chickenoverlord Chillin' With My Peeps

    He looks like an Easter egger/pumpkin hulsey game cross. He is STUNNING!!! He Is not a red jungle fowl (the ancestor of domestic chickens) because he is to large (red jungle fowl are itty bitty), his coloring is off, and he has a walnut comb (red jungle fowl have single combs). He might also be a Easter egger /krienkopp cross, or an Easter egger/Malay cross. (srry, I can not spell krienkopp right, lol. They are a game bird bred fom Malays and heavy breeds.) hope this helps![​IMG]
     

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