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Help what breed is this chicken and is it a rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sameemarie, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. sameemarie

    sameemarie New Egg

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    Our beautiful chicken has started making noise at sunrise. We got him through our two year olds daycare and was told it was a female Australop.

    But doesn't look like one. We also have an Isa brown but doesn't look anything like her either. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    He is most definitely a cockerel. How long ago did you get him? The obvious signs have been there for a while.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    sorry, it's not female or an Australorp.
     
  4. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    I will take a stab at breed...
    I think he looks like a rhode island red.

    Yes he is all boy.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Definitely a cockerel and not a Rhode Island Red with that black in the wings and shoulders. I'm thinking it's a mixed breed.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    mixed breed cockerel
     
  7. sameemarie

    sameemarie New Egg

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    Hi
    Thanks looks like we'll have to re-home this beautiful little guy. We got two chickens about three months ago, never had them before so we're kind of ignoring the signs hoping that he wouldn't crow so we could keep him but they are banned in our neighbourhood sadly.

    Thanks for all the help [​IMG]
     
  8. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    Real bummer you cannot keep him. Looks like the kiddo likes him.
     
  9. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you might be able to keep him if you were to use a no crow collar and it worked successfully.
     

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