Golden comet rooster? Or?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cottontail farm, Nov 19, 2019.

  1. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Songster

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    A friend was getting rid of her birds and gave me this 3 year old rooster. He's gentle and handsome. She got him from an amish feed store and remembered that as a chick he was a different color than the girls. I think he's one of those hatchery hybrids, maybe a golden comet? Can anyone help? White legs, single comb (frostbite at some point) and the undersides of his wings are white. He is SO nice and gentle. Hens love him.
     
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Crossbred. Not a Red Sexlink.
     
  3. nuthatched

    nuthatched Chirping

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    He's very handsome, maybe a gold sexlink with something with bars and poofiness.
    hhmmm, maybe an amber star?
     
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    cottontail farm Songster

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    I really don't think he's crossbred in a backyard way as this place orders from large hatcheries like other sellers. But I'm not at all familiar with the hybrid "breeds" that hatcheries are putting out there.
     
  5. Skippersnh

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    golden comet mixed with rose comb breed like wyandotte
     
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    possibly dominique golden comet i see alot of stripes on his neck
     
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    Even hatcheries sell mixed breeds.
     
  8. Gray Farms

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    With that pattern, evidence of barring genes, and white legs he is undoubtedly a mixed breed.
     
  9. nuthatched

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    Yes, there's a lot of hatcheries that cross random chickens and call them a breed.

    He has a Maran head, neck and comb, maybe a maran + ?
     
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    Now I may be wrong as I am certainly no expert, but to my knowledge all hybrids have single, not rose or pea, combs. He looks like he has Wyandotte/Dominique or Barred Rock parentage at least, something with barred or cuckoo patterning. Any idea on weight? He is a good lookin feller, interesting colors.
     
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