Help ID my rooster breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NaomiSarah, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. NaomiSarah

    NaomiSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told "bantam silky" but the lady said she wasn't sure if that was correct, as he was an "extra" that was sold with her flock. He's really nice and is now a papa too, so I better figure out what he is!! [​IMG] Any help appreciated.

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  2. NaomiSarah

    NaomiSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgot to add, pardon all the stuffing around my chickens' feet. They're shredding a couch.
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    He is definitly not a silkie. He looks like just a random mixed rooster.
     
  4. NaomiSarah

    NaomiSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't think he was a silkie, any idea what breeds might compose my noisy boy?
     
  5. gamechickens

    gamechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silver Spangled Hamburg Rooster
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    No idea on the rooster, he looks like a mix to me. Mix of what I dunno.

    But I do want more info on why your chickens are shredding a couch? [​IMG]
     
  7. NaomiSarah

    NaomiSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL When I first got my bantams I had NO idea what I was doing and didn't have anywhere for them to roost at night! So I gave them an old chunk of a couch. Now they have a roost but they refuse to sleep anywhere but the couch.
     
  8. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Well, he's definitely a mix, but what? I'm looking a my catalog, and with those dark legs, he is similar to a splash marans, I think. The comb though, is off, which is what makes me think he's a mixed breed......

    He's a beauty and if he's nice, I'd keep him! You're lucky![​IMG]
     
  9. hellafarms

    hellafarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks to me like he is a little bit of this and a little bit of that.LOL
     
  10. NaomiSarah

    NaomiSarah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you, yes he's very pleasant and is fertilizing all seventeen of my hens. Good boy! Hehe.

    About the Marans - the other rooster that was with the lady's flock looked like a dark maran, she called that one a "bantam maran" tho he seemed full size to me. I didn't question her to her face about the "silky" because frankly, I didn't care, he's beautiful! Crows from four am til eleven pm.
     

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