Anyone want to guess?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VA Susan, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. VA Susan

    VA Susan Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Gray. He's an odd looking bird. What three breeds do you think are in him?


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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    No clue. RIR, BR, SS?
     
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a mutt of some sort. Speckled sussex cross?
     
  4. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about Ss, white jersey, and RIR
     
  5. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks cool.
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Clueless as to his genetic background, but he is going to be a BIG rooster.
     
  7. VA Susan

    VA Susan Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are Gray's parents.

    His father is a Red Star.

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    His mother is a Speckled Sussex.
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    We had a discussion about the genetics of my Red star on this thread.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=429272

    I think that Gray's father, the Red Star is half White Rock and half RIR, so if that's true most of you were very close. Where would the barring come from? I've read that a white Rooster can carry barring underneath the white.
     

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