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Does any one know the breed of my roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by melinda1968, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. melinda1968

    melinda1968 Out Of The Brooder

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  2. melinda1968

    melinda1968 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] what breed do ya'll think this rooster is, just wondering, so if anybody ask I know what to tell them. Please
     
  3. Miriahb

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    Easter Egger (Americauna) most likely.
     
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  4. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An Easter Egger (aka Ameraucana) or an Easter egger crossed with something else. Pretty roo :)
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    Easter Egger
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a mixed breed cockerel; probably an Easter Egger (if he carries a blue egg gene).
     
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  9. melinda1968

    melinda1968 Out Of The Brooder

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    hey, ty 4 responding,I'm having brown eggs, so u say definitely a mixed breed, do u know what?
     
  10. donrae

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    You're getting brown eggs because your hens have the genetics to lay brown eggs. The rooster, if present, has no input on the egg color the hen lays. It's all programmed in her DNA and she lays the same color egg throughout her lifetime.

    A male doesn't lay eggs, but still has genes for different egg shell colors. Your bird may have a blue egg gene, the only way to tell would be to breed him and see what the pullet offspring's egg colors are. Easter egger is kind of a catch all term for a mixed breed bird that has the genes for colored eggs.
     

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