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Any suggestions what breed this rooster is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nestor, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Nestor

    Nestor New Egg

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    Hi BYC Friends,
    I rescued / given a rooster that was destined for the grill. But neither I and the previous owner know what breed it is. I was told that it was a game rooster and I find that to be true, as it demonstrates aggression.
     
  2. Georgia Boy 1970

    Georgia Boy 1970 Chillin' With My Peeps

    He looks to me like a game cross,maybe with a large layer or meat breed.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't see a huge amount of game bird, more like a barnyard mix.

    IMO aggressive roosters belong on the grill!
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's definitely got some Game in him, plus something else.... Rhode Island Red???

    He's a "barn yard mix." There could easily be three or four breeds in him, it's hard to say exactly what.
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2013
  5. Nestor

    Nestor New Egg

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    Hello everyone,
    Thanks for your responses! I did a little research and found a game rooster that looks like it. It's a Pumpkin Hulsey that's been cleaned up for cockfighthing. So if anything I'm thinking it's has some of this breed. I have to say though, I actuall like his fire.


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  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    he not cleaned up for fighting he is clean for showing. game breeds have to be dubed in order to be shown.

    your rooster is just a barnyard mutt nothing more sorry
     

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