Help!! New to chickens and I got a rooster! What breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cheekiemommie, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. cheekiemommie

    cheekiemommie Out Of The Brooder

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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Black Breasted Red Cubalaya
     
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  3. cheekiemommie

    cheekiemommie Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it obvious or is than educated guess? I got them from a local feed store and they ordered from Crachery (sp?). They were in a bantam batch I think...
     
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    I wonder if she is mixed with the same breed as my rooster?
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    this bird isn't mixed. She's a cute little red Cochin.
     
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  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Not a guess. Breed determination is basically about comparing a given bird to breed standards. If a bird hits all the main points, and is lacking major disqualifiers, it qualifies as the particular bree. In the rooster's case, he has all of the correct features for Black Breasted Cubalaya. Not a perfect, show quality bird, but not terrible.
    The red pullet has a single comb, yellow skin, and feathered legs. Those traits indicate Cochin. Again, not a show quality example.
    Both are pretty common breeds for most hatcheries.
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cute little red cochin girl
     
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    cheekiemommie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks she is so sweet :)
     
  9. cheekiemommie

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    Thank you so much! Love having this information now. Very grateful.
     

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