Can you help me identify my beautiful rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by billiecoleman, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. billiecoleman

    billiecoleman In the Brooder

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    Hope you can help me. I'm a newby chicken owner and the picture is of my Rooster "Pepe". He is 6 1/2 months old and very large. I got him and 16 other chicks from a local farmer when he was 2 weeks old. They had hatched some chicks for show in the local school and then wanted to relocate the chicks after the show. Would love to know what breed or breeds he could be. Thank you and since I'm new to this site I'm really excited to hear from you all. I have 1/3 acre in Apache Junction and we are now getting about a dozen eggs a day from our 13 hens. They are so cute! I have another rooster to re-farm (not the one pictured) so if any one is interested he is sweet and 6 1/2 months old and a Buff Orpington I believe. [​IMG]
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    He really is beautiful! I see some barring, and also those white legs of his make me think Golden Cuckoo Marans, but also Cream Legbar, but then the comb isn't quite right. I'm just not sure. Maybe somebody will come along and know....

    So pretty and thanks for sharing!
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Probably a mix of mixes. He's got something barred, something maybe rose combed, something with white skin. I can't tell from the pic if he's buff or red. Closest basic cross I can come up with would be something like a Dominique rooster over a buff Orpington hen.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Hello again. We met in the new member section where I saw your rooster pic earlier. As I stated there, he is a mixed breed rooster, but certainly a beautiful one. :eek:)
     
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Whatever exact mix he is, he sure is handsome! [​IMG]
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I agree.
     
  7. billiecoleman

    billiecoleman In the Brooder

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    He does have a beautiful rose comb. Thank you for trying to identify. I guess he is a mixed breed. He is such a character of antics as well! If I feed him, he feeds his hens by mouth. He won't eat until all his hens have eaten. Such a gentleman!
     
  8. billiecoleman

    billiecoleman In the Brooder

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    He is a brilliant red/buff/ black color.
     
  9. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Songster

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    One of those cases where he looks like he SHOULD be a breed!
     

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