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HELP ME FIND HIS DADDY!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Roxannmi, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. Roxannmi

    Roxannmi New Egg

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    I am picking up this cockerel this weekend and the breeders aren't sure who his daddy is. Mom is a red sex link and dad is either a chimera ee or a iowa blue. All the pictures posted are of the chickens in question except the iowa. I don't have a picture of him.
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  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    What is a chimera EE?
     
  3. Roxannmi

    Roxannmi New Egg

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    It's two chickens in one
     
  4. jaymeellis06

    jaymeellis06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess that the Iowa Blue was baby daddy.
     
  5. Roxannmi

    Roxannmi New Egg

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    Jay, what makes you say the iowa?
     
  6. jaymeellis06

    jaymeellis06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because of the black and white feathers on his chest and the fact that he has a singlecomb, i cant tell if he has a beard or not. Im no expert, just my guess. Does yours have a beard?
     
  7. Roxannmi

    Roxannmi New Egg

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    No beard but mom doesn't have a beard. And I have EEs that are full sisters one has a beard and tuffs and the other has nothing.
     
  8. Roxannmi

    Roxannmi New Egg

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    That and my rooster legs are a fleshy color not yellow like mom or blue like iowa or greenish like EE. So I'm trying to figure out the genetics of him and what makes what or better who makes what to find daddy. :)
     
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2014
  9. jaymeellis06

    jaymeellis06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To me, he looks just like a cross between a red sex link and the Blue iowa. He has the red patches and yellow feathers on his head like the red sex link roosters do, and the black and white feathers similar to the iowa blue.
     
  10. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I'm not adding anything of use, but WOW!! That chimera rooster is beautiful [​IMG] how unusual and quirky is he?
     

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