Bought at auction can someone tell me what he is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TheSpeckledRoo, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. TheSpeckledRoo

    TheSpeckledRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought this beautiful roo at an auction but i have no idea what breed he is.


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    I was thinking maybe a faverolles but his neck looks different. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks :)
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    An EE or a faverolle cross? How many toes does he have?
     
  3. TheSpeckledRoo

    TheSpeckledRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    four then the spur.. what would happen if he breeds with a brown egg layer? will the offspring lay weird eggs? haha
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If he is indeed an EE any pullets sired by him MIGHT produce olive colored eggs. I believe that a faverolle cross would have 5 toes.
     
  5. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In theory a Faverolles F1 should have 5 toes, white legs and feathered feet and a hybrid or straight comb (they have straight).

    This fella does look like an EE and he sure is handsome!
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    looks just like the EE my parents have and if he is and is breed to a brown egg layer the chicks should lay green eggs but thats only if he does indeed carry the blue egg laying gene
     
  7. TheSpeckledRoo

    TheSpeckledRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it very likely he is a pure EE? or is it impossible to tell?
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He's an easter egger, "pure" isn't really a term that applies. Easter egger refers to a bird that's been bred to produce green or blue eggs. I see nothing to indicate a mixed heritage, he looks classic easter egger. Bred to brown egg laying hens, chances are the offspring pullets will lay a khaki or muddy green egg.
     
  9. TheSpeckledRoo

    TheSpeckledRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you :)
     
  10. LeJeune1

    LeJeune1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree He's an EE!
     

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