Any ideas what this cockerel might me?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by YoYofranko, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. YoYofranko

    YoYofranko Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi we found this cockerel dumped by the side of the road after a rare breeds auction and dont have a clue what he is. He has a very high pitched crow, quite the opposite of our Rhodie. Can you help? cheers:)

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  2. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure, but he is a gorgeous boy!
     
  3. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to me like He is a ameraucana/mix
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Nope.

    He's a purebred Lavender Araucana. Beside for his floppy comb, I find it an utter waste to just get rid of such a bird!

    He looks like a mutt because the UK and Australian breeding of Araucanas is very different from our American type. (no tail, tufts, no crest, no beard)
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Definitely an Ameraucana mix.....I guess you'd call him an EE. His color is just beautiful!
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  7. mom2jedi

    mom2jedi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think that's funny too. That and not reading all the posts (in a short thread at least) before replying.
     
  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:I think that's funny too. That and not reading all the posts (in a short thread at least) before replying.

    I know what you mean.
    The, "cheers" somewhat gives it away also..

    Chris
     
  9. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    The person lives in England. The standard is different there!
     
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