Curious About Rooster's Breed(s)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MrsMoonCat, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. MrsMoonCat

    MrsMoonCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2012
    Madera, CA
    Does anyone know what breed or breeds that Henry might be? I haven't found any photos that look like him.
    Thanks for the help.

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    at least part Sicilian Buttercup it looks like and some crested breed...how many toes does he have it looks like he has only 4
     
  3. MrsMoonCat

    MrsMoonCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2012
    Madera, CA
    I wondered about Buttercup when I saw his comb, but I didn't know if any other breeds carried that trait. He does have just the 4 toes. He's a very quiet and gentle bird .
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree on the buttercup. No idea what else though, but obviously a crested breed.
     
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  5. MrsMoonCat

    MrsMoonCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2012
    Madera, CA
    Thank you both for replying. It's interesting to find out what some of these mixed birds are. I really like his spiky little crest. My DH calls him "Dragon" instead of Henry :) Now I can tell him that Buttercup and Dragon would definitely cancel each other out.
     
  6. Vcomb

    Vcomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say he doesn't have buttercup in him, rather he is a Polish cross. Crossing a Polish with a straight combed breed often yields a comb similar to a buttercup.
     
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  7. MrsMoonCat

    MrsMoonCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2012
    Madera, CA
    Thank you vcomb. I didn't know that. He is in the pen with a bunch of mixed birds so it will be fun seeing what kind of chicks come out of it.
     
  8. ontimeborzoi

    ontimeborzoi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he is exquisite. Beautiful eye, and those feathers, like jewels.
     
  9. MrsMoonCat

    MrsMoonCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2012
    Madera, CA
    Thank you, he does get the admiring glances from the hennies :)
     
  10. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vcomb is correct. He is a Polish mix; no buttercup in the mix.
     

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