Can anyboby tell me what kind of chick this is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenmamalp, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks it came as an xtra!
     
  2. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    Looks like a white rock to me. BIG chick there (cockeral btw) [​IMG] Could also be a red sex link but he's awfully big boned [​IMG]
     
  3. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By comb, wattle, and stance it looks like you have a rooster.

    As for breed I would have to say white rock as well, or a Cornish Rock cross.
     
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  4. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Chillin' With My Peeps

    his legs are huge!!!
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Cornish roo
     
  6. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a dinosaur! You may have a little Nugget on your hands if you decide to keep him.
     
  7. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Chillin' With My Peeps

    well as much as I want a rooster ....I can not have one where I live:hit
     
  8. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep he's a Cornish Rock rooster (meatbreed), and even if you could have roos, he would get too large and would likely injure your hens, that breed was born to die, so it would be best to butcher him when he reaches a good weight or he may grow too large and start having leg problems.
     
  9. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
    Mississippi
    I agree he looks like a Cornish Rock. I had a dyed Easter chicken from a local feed store back around 1997 that was what I believe a Cornish Rock (or similar). He was on a feed schedule and only feed so much a day, so he lasted about 5-6 years before he lost his legs. They just collapsed with in a week. You can't keep another rooster you could slaughter, sell, or give him away. Anyway you go best of luck.
     
  10. chickenmamalp

    chickenmamalp Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh my.............................
    Please someone take him away before I get to attached......................
    I could never um,um...do the deed to him!!!![​IMG]
     

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