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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pitkin Farms, May 28, 2017.

  1. Pitkin Farms

    Pitkin Farms In the Brooder

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    Hello, we held out hope that our large, very rooster like buddy was a hen. The wonderful wake up call trashed the hope! Please help with breed so I can get thus guy the best home possible. Thank you in advance.
     

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  2. kcrandall

    kcrandall Songster

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    Looks to be a mixed breed - possibly has some Rhode Island Red genetics.
     
  3. Pitkin Farms

    Pitkin Farms In the Brooder

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    Thank You! The family we rescued him from said barnevelder but that just never matched up with anything I could find. We can't have roosters which is a bummer because he is super sweet.
     
  4. kcrandall

    kcrandall Songster

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    It could be Barnevelder RIR cross. Barnevelders tend to have darker neck feathers and tail feathers.
     
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  5. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    I agree with @kcrandall! A Barnevelder Rhode Island cross!
     
  6. Pitkin Farms

    Pitkin Farms In the Brooder

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    Thank you both!
     
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