Can you help me figure out this Roo's breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mnmfarris, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. mnmfarris

    mnmfarris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Fred. He is a mix we received from a local farmer friend. They have a Salmon Fav. roo, Ameracauna roo. The hens they have are: ameraucana, PBR, white leghorn, Frizzles (black) and not sure what else. Any thoughts as to what Fred's combo breeds might be???? Although this photo doesn't show it - he is starting to get some gray/silver feathers on his legs - AND he has awesomely beautiful gray/silver feathers speckled on his body and under his wings.
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  2. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The coop
    Amaraucana
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    feathered legs leads to the salmon fav. roo unless the frizzles are a feathered leg breed as any breed can be frizzled

    the ee's and salmon fav both have beards...so [​IMG] how many toes??
     
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  4. ChickenLover603

    ChickenLover603 Out Of The Brooder

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    ameraucana mixed with salmon faverolle
     
  5. mnmfarris

    mnmfarris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fred has 4 toes. Ameraucanas have pea combs, but.... maybe a combo with Fav? Someone here said maybe RIR in the mix - but don't think the Farmer has/had a RIR.
     
  6. mnmfarris

    mnmfarris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK. Just found this thread about "Favacaunas" - an unofficial breed crossing between a Favorelle and Ameraucana. There's a pic on there of a rooster that looks like a slightly older version of our Fred. This may be the answer! Also, they mention on here that some of these have 5 toes, some 4 on one/ 5 on the other - and some 4 toes. The hens end up with pea combs, but the roos have a comb like Fred. Unless someone else has some more compelling evidence. (lol) I think this really may be the answer. Cool!

    http://blog.mypetchicken.com/2012/08/17/favaucanas/ Here's the link.

    Here's the pic of the Roo mix:
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