Blue laced red (splash) roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by carriebain, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. carriebain

    carriebain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    10 week old suspected roo, opinions please! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I tried to give a bunch if angles
     
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  2. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep I'd be 99.9 % sure that's a roo....
     
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed. Also, to me, he does look like blue laced, not splash - most of the splash laced I've seen look like white laced red, and he's got a bit of blue showing. Pretty boy
     
  4. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a splash cockerel to me-the darker gray/blue around the neck is typical for them. He is light colored also(not to mention the single comb)-Hatchery stock?
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Splash Laced Red cockerel to me.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     
  7. carriebain

    carriebain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought him from a small chicken breeder in norco, ca. But yes, his birds are (mostly) not show or proper breeding quality. He does also have a single comb. His coloring confused me, I know his red is too light, but people can't agree if he is splash or not. Is splash a light blue or white? They are my "pets" and I will not be breeding them. Living in the city I will have to rehome any roosters. Lucky for me my local feed store will help me to find him a new home. Sad to see him go! Thanks for helping confirm what I already knew! (Sigh)
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The splash color varies from bird to bird, and is difficult to explain. But the basic splash color usually includes a light greyish blue or white, with darker spots scattered throughout.
     
  9. carriebain

    carriebain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    11 week update [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He's still a splash rooster [​IMG]
     

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