Any thoughts on this rooster?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Indiana hens, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    We had: Buff Orpington, White Rock, Black Jersey Giant, Ameraucana. This rooster grew fast, he is 22 wks-old and is bigger than all of our roosters. I thought Giant/Rock ; but feathering more of Ameraucana. I wouldn't think that Ameraucana would make him grow so fast![​IMG]
     
  2. s6bee

    s6bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    Western, NY
    I couldn't help you on that, but he's pretty.
    If I had to take a guess, I would think Ameraucana, and Rock??
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Probably not Ameraucana. Pea combs are dominant and he's got a very upright single comb. Handsome guy!
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'd say Giant X something... perhaps the BO
     
  5. KrisRose

    KrisRose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2007
    Davison, MI.
    His legs appear to be very white, perhaps a cross with a BO. BO/ Jersey Giant??
    You did'nt say which of your breeds are hens and which are roos.
     
  6. chickenbike

    chickenbike Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry, I can't help, but he is a handsome rooster!
     
  7. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    All hens , no Giant rooster. I am thinking about breeding him with some Barred hens and see what I get.
     
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  8. KrisRose

    KrisRose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2007
    Davison, MI.
    Opps- Mahonri beat me to it!
    Of my two PR/BO crosses, one has white the other has yellow legs.
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    He's got white legs. Buff Orpingtons have white legs. Ameraucanas have white skin so the legs of the crosses can be white, however, as I said, he would most likely have pea or modified pea comb if he was Ameraucana
     

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