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Can anyone tell me what this rooster is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AJinABQ, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. AJinABQ

    AJinABQ Out Of The Brooder

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    This guy has stumped many people and guesses are all over the map. I'm hoping for a more knowledgable or expert opinion. Many thanks!
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    He's a mixed breed rooster; a very pretty one.
     
  3. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a few that looked like him, they were Silkie/Ameraucana mixes. If his father was an Ameraucana I think that means his daughters might lay colored eggs.
     
  4. AJinABQ

    AJinABQ Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with the Aracauna as I have a purebred pulley that is colored almost exactly like him but what's getting me is his other half.
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    That comb almost looks like a Buttercup comb. And the crest certainly narrows down the possibilities, but no dark skin or feathered legs, so no Silkie there. Not Araucana, the rumpless gene is dominant. Not Ameraucana, the muffs and beard are dominant. Not Brahma, feathered legs are dominant.
    Maybe Polish with Andalusian? Will the V-comb gene cause a single comb to double like that?
     
  6. AJinABQ

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    His legs are slate grey/ blue like Arucauna That why I leaned towards it
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Araucana actually have yellow legs. It's the Ameraucana that has the slate legs, but there are lots of other breeds that have them as well, like Polish.
     
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  8. AJinABQ

    AJinABQ Out Of The Brooder

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    Ahh ok. He just doesn't look like anything anyone else has ever seen. All I had was Amercauna so it's back to the drawing board I guess lol
     
  9. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He doesn't look Ameraucana or Arcana, no beard or muffs and no tuffs. Looks like a total mix.
     
  10. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would the people you got him from know?
     

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