Barred Holland or Barred Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 2102Simm, Oct 15, 2019.

  1. 2102Simm

    2102Simm Chirping

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    Hi all this is Mr. Sparkles. I got him from a lady that was rehoming him due to his continued and unwanted advances on their African goose and male duck. He's about 6~7 months old. He's great with my girls and takes his job seriously. I just want to make sure he's actually a Barred Holland as in the future I'd like to get some hens and start a project on them since they're supposed to be an endangered heritage breed. 20191015_144957~2.jpg 20191014_152517~2.jpg 20191015_144933~2.jpg
     
  2. penny1960

    penny1960 Yippy Do Da, Yipptye Ay!

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    Do you have papers on it ?
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    What color eggs does it lay?
     
  4. penny1960

    penny1960 Yippy Do Da, Yipptye Ay!

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    Look close at the feet one seems swelled like bumble foot
     
  5. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    I'm guessing Mr. Speckles doesn't lay any eggs. :lau
     
  6. 2102Simm

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    I do not, I'm just going off of what I was told. I found an add on the infamous Craigslist and was trying to find my new girls a leading man.
     
  7. AltonaAcres

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    Well, I wouldn't know, but Barred Rocks are much more common. However, if he told you that, I would go with the Barred Holland
     
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    I didn't notice him limping any outside while free ranging today. I'll definitely catch him and check him out tomorrow morning when I let everyone out to free range. What is bumble foot? So if he does have a problem I'll know what to look for.
     

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