Do you know what breed this roo is?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by dandydoodle, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    I got this roo at my local feed store. They told me he is a Cream Legbar. By researching Cream Legbars on the internet and looking at the pictures of roos I really don't think that is right. The other day I found some pics of a breed which is a cross of two different kind of chickens, all the roos of this kind looked just like him. For the life of me I can't remember what it was. I think it might have been a RIR crossed with something else. It said the reason why they do that is because, it makes them more durable and makes them really good dual purpose birds. I also remember the kind of bird I think he is a brown egg layer. For the life of me I can't remember what it was. Can anyone tell me what he is. This will teach me to trust the breed knowledge of the local feed store. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Thanks any help is appreciated,
    Michelle;)
     
  2. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    Okay it is hard to see in the pictures but, he has really light yellow in his saddle and hackle feathers with a light barred design.

    Again thanks;)
     
  3. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    any ideas?[​IMG]
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Cream Legbars aren't even available to the common US citizen, so, no. [​IMG] He's a Sexlink rooster. I think they gave you their throwaway chicks, since sex-links are sexable at birth. Still, he is pretty! [​IMG]
     
  5. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    That is what a sexlink roo looks like ?
     
  6. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    Thanks I think you are right. I am sure that is what they were doing they were selling 8 roos of the same breed.

    Thanks again,
    MIchelle

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  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Image from Welp Hatchery for reference:

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    Sexlink roosters can vary, but most commercial varieties are white with light to dark yellow in the saddle and hackles, and light to dark red in the shoulders.

    Black Sexlinks differ in having barring, too.
     
  8. Lacey1988

    Lacey1988 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yelp Red Sex- Link Roo here was mine
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  9. piper2009

    piper2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree Red Sexlink roo. He is still very handsome! [​IMG]
     
  10. lovin'my12chicks

    lovin'my12chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I think Golden Comet sexlink rooster. It looks like ours.
     

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