Def a Roo, but what kind?-Pics

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenmath, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. Chickenmath

    Chickenmath Out Of The Brooder

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    What is/was he? (Unfortunately, he died this morning due to as yet undetermined illness. But I digress...)
    Certainly not the barred rock that the farm store identified!?! I'm curious because we have some girlies with the same markings.

    About 12 weeks and lots of copper green/blues coming in the previous 2 weeks.
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  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Just taking a wild guess here but... Partridge Rock?
     
  3. Chickenmath

    Chickenmath Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh man...If that's the case, he really was going to be one handsome roo! At least according to some pics I just looked at. Dang it all to heck!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  4. Obyli

    Obyli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, it looks like a hen to me. My rooster is 10 weeks old and comb and waddle are both WAYYYYY bigger and its RED RED. Not like yours light orange.
     
  5. Chickenmath

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    Actually, it was really red and much more plump before he got ill. He died this morning and I took these pics about an hour before.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'd also lean toward partridge rock - I can see he had yellow legs. (sorry you lost him)

    Do you have pictures of the girls?
     
  7. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Quote:So sorry [​IMG]
     
  8. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    [​IMG] I am so sorry!!!!
     
  9. Chickenmath

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    Thanks all. I'm kinda thinking he ate a poisonous plant. I had caught him the day before in the garden--rhubarb, tomato and potato plants. Not so good!

    Anywhoo- the girls are similar, but without the copper feathering, so I think you guys are right on B Rock!
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:I don't know about rhubarb, but tomato and potato plants are toxic.
     

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