delawere rooster or not

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by beszchick, Dec 23, 2014.

  1. beszchick

    beszchick Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely rooster but a Delaware shouldn't have black sickle feathers. They should be barred. There is some barring so I'll say yes to both but just not the best example.
     
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  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    X2. Could be a hatchery Delaware, or red sex link rooster.
     
  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    The breed is what standard it adheres to. If it doesn't adhere to any it's a mix or mutt depending which term you want to use. You've got a mixed breed there.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a hatchery quality Delaware or Delaware mix. Definitely a rooster.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Not a Delaware, just a barnyard mix. If you mix a barred bird with a Colombian colored bird, it's easy enough to eventually wind up with coloring like this.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Delaware mix.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed.
     
  9. hardscaper87

    hardscaper87 Out Of The Brooder

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    In the past I have had roosters come out looking the same, at the time we had a barred rock rooster and white rock and white leghorn hens.. Likely a mix with some type of barred rock in the lineage is my guess
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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