Egyptian Rooster... Mongrel or what?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chooks4life, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote: The link leads to a photo of a chook, just wondering if he's a breed or mix.

    Apparently his name was Jack and he was adopted by soldiers in Egypt, and functioned as a guard dog.
     
  2. Michael OShay

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    Given the combination of his feather pattern, rose comb, and white earlobes, I'd say Jack was most likely a Rose Comb Brown Leghorn rooster, but of course, without a color picture it's impossible to say for sure, and there is always the possibility that he was a mixed breed.
     
  3. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Interesting, thanks for the input. I love vintage pictures of breeds of all sorts of animals, seeing how things have or haven't changed over time.

    Best wishes.
     

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