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BB Red, Or What?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by endermom, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. endermom

    endermom Out Of The Brooder

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    My son would like this pretty boy to accompany him to the fair this year. I swear I ordered a BB Red, but the white cheeks are throwing me when I look up pictures. Any ideas?[​IMG]
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Looks like possibly a Colored Rose Combed Dorking. Although, I can see foreign coloring in his tail feathers, so don't expect to get fabulous awards. He's a beautiful bird though! [​IMG]
     
  3. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely not a Dorking. They have red earlobes, white skin and 5 toes. The less common colors are very difficult to find too. Where did you order him from? I assume you mean BB Red Old English?
     
  4. endermom

    endermom Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you guys think of him possibly being a Black Breasted Red Phoenix? That's a BB Red, as I thought, with the phoenix attached. The feet are a different color though. Mine's only 6 months, which may account for the shorter tail feathers? Here's a photo I found online of a BB Red phoenix:

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  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    He's a dark brown rose comb leghorn.
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2016
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on Chris09's post.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. endermom

    endermom Out Of The Brooder

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    Dark Brown Rose Comb leghorn looks like him for sure. I didn't order a dark brown rose comb leghorn, but I guess that's somehow what I got. Doesn't matter, as long as I know what he is, my son can show him. Thanks everyone!
     
  9. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     

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