Bantam Rooster and LF hens?

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

  1. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 Questions!

    1. What is this rooster? (I've always assumed he is a poor quality BBR OEGB, but maybe not?) He may not appear small in some of the pics, but he is definitely bantam sized...

    2. Does anyone have any pics of what his offspring might possibly look like when crossed with BO, EE, BA, Columbian Wyandotte, Dominique, Amberlink, Cochin, BTW Jap, Black Jap, Salmon Faverolles, Silkie, etc? I guess I was also wondering if since he is a bantam, would his offspring by a LF hen be bantam or LF? or some "in between" size?

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  2. kswaterfowl

    kswaterfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    appears to be a brown red old english male, sorry no pictures.
     
  3. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's a cross rooster [​IMG] Pure bred old English don't have yellow legs. If I had o guess, I'm thinking OEGB/leghorn mix? Maybe OEGB/Rhode Island Red Bantam mix...
     
  4. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that's why I thought he might just be a hatchery OEGB or something... I've had him since he was about 8 weeks old. (he's about 3 now). I got him from a swap from some people that called them "banshees" lol! A lot of people around here get chicks from hatcheries and sell them at swaps. It is kind of deceiving when people just start out in the chicken-thing...
     
  5. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well He's definitely not an Old English rooster. His leg color and his general body shape is wrong. He's too big and his chest is too broad to be one... Hmmm...
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Legs look pink to me...
     
  7. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leghorn cross?
     
  8. Zac's Flock

    Zac's Flock Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say he is a game cross - not sure what breed though.
     
  9. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The pic quality isn't great, but they are definitely a bright yellow
     
  10. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    You may not have to worry about what the offspring will look like [​IMG]. I have a bantam roo w/my big girls and I don't think their "private" areas (lol) line up right, as I haven't seen fertilized eggs. But my guy looks smaller than your roo, so I maybe...
     

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