Golden cuckoo?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SpeckledPullet, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. SpeckledPullet

    SpeckledPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm still trying to figure out what color this roo is. I saw a golden cuckoo and thought maybe that's the best name for this color? Can anyone give me a shove in the right direction as to what I call this and what colors might have created this? I'm just trying to figure out what colors I would get if I breed him with certain color hens ... having a hard time even understanding what color this roo is LOL.

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  2. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Looks like he has crele in him. He does not look like my Golden Cuckoos.

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  4. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Bird just looks sun brassed to me.
     
  5. SpeckledPullet

    SpeckledPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Bird just looks sun brassed to me.

    He's that color even when he's in an enclosed coop year round. So, that means it's not sun fading ... I assume.

    WestKnoll - no, he looks nothing like your guy. LOL I guess maybe he is just a bad crele expirement.
     
  6. SpeckledPullet

    SpeckledPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Definitely not a product of sun burn.
    I am with you. Someone was doing a crele project. The lack of feathers on the feet and legs tells me they bred in something else to get the color and pattern. He is beautiful but project material. I am sure you could cross him with some others to get some interesting chicks from the right colored bantam Cochin hens, if you wanted.
    I currently have a crele carrying LF Cochin roo that I am crossing with a buff hen and getting some really nice chicks.....er, half grown now.
     
  8. nicalandia

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    Quote:He is Golden alright..(S/s+) but not Cuckoo, to have Cockoo you have to have Bird Based on E or Er with melanizers, this boy looks like a Plain Crowing to me and with Sex link Barring ofcourse... Nice color...[​IMG]

    Edit.. Crowing is Er(Birchen) on a otherwise wildtype background...
     
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