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Best Guess as to Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ClareScifi, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please take a look at my rooster photo below and give me your best initial guess as to what breed he could be? Note the silvery-blue on his wings and hackles. Go with your gut feeling/first impression when you guess as to his breed. He's flapping his wings in this shot:


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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

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    Blue x buff Orpington is my first impression.
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  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    hes a mix of some sort
     
  4. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HowFunkyISURChicken,

    When you say Blue X Buff Orpington, what do you mean by 'Blue?' I think he looks an awful lot like he has Buff Orpington in him, too. Is there a Blue Orpington? Or did you mean a Blue something else?

    I appreciate your guess. I sure think he looks Orpington, as well. Is there anything else that could look Orpingtonish?
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a columbian pattern but in buff and blue instead of white and black what color are his legs
     
  6. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting, Ramirezframing! A while back I researched him and couldn't remember what I discovered, but that was it 'Columbian!' I kept thinking it was 'South American' something or other, but I knew that wasn't right. 'Columbian' was it...'Blue Columbian.'

    His legs are white and the bottoms are very pink. When he was little his legs were maybe a bit more greenish. I'll change my Avatar to his baby picture so you can take a look at it. Oh, he was a cutie!

    The man who gave me his egg thought the father was a white leghorn, but I don't see any indicatiion of that; do you?
     
  7. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I forgot to mention, the current Avatar is a picture of him taken a year ago, when his hackles looked super blue. Okay, I'll post his baby picture next.
     
  8. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is his baby photo. You can check out his legs. Is a Columbian pattern a breed or a type of coloring that any breed can have?

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  9. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What ever he is..... HE IS ADORABLE!!!!!!! I do not think he resembles a leghorn at all.
     
  10. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why, thank you very much for the compliment, ChucktheChick! I think he is adorable, too! Here is another picture of him as an adult, taken just yesterday. His half leghorn sister is enjoying a bowl of yogurt at his side. She clearly has the leghorn build and coloring, but I think your right. 'Baby' does not look leghornish at all:

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