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Help with Identity of this Roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by No L, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. No L

    No L Out Of The Brooder

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    I was able to rescue this fine young boy and he has been a delight. Just trying to figure out what breed he is.

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    He is black and beautiful. Bottom left. He appears to be a black orpington however also appears to be a black cochin. He has feathers on feet. Not fully feather but does have feathers on feet. Any one willing to give me some information on this. I can also provide a photo if necessary.
    Thanks
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  2. No L

    No L Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is another photo of him. Also notice the color. Very shiny black on the top and more of a blue towards the bottom. Any ideas, I dont know where black remains and blue starts. What about the white on the cheek?
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  3. Tanith BHH

    Tanith BHH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he a bantam or large fowl? He's very pretty!
     
  4. No L

    No L Out Of The Brooder

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    I do not believe that he is a bantam. However he is smaller than a Rhode Island red or smaller than a Wyandotte Rooster. Thanks for the reply
     
  5. Tanith BHH

    Tanith BHH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure then, he could be a mix of some sort. Very unusual colours. Wish I could help, sorry.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think he's got to be a mix. I don't think there's anything with white lobes and feathered legs that comes in blue? His body looks like maybe some Andalusian with something heavier, but I don't see Orpington there at all, or cochin either.
     
  7. No L

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    If you look at the first photo to the left, he had a clutch mate, a twin roo.
    I am not sure about being a mix, anything is possible; however the person from where they came from purchased them from the feed store that normally orders from the big poultry companies. It would have to be a common breed, such as Black Australorp, orpingtons, cochins etc. I will keep searching. Thanks
     
  8. No L

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    You know, after taking a good look at him and comparing him to the size of a 4 month old silver wyandotte; he must be a bantam. Has to be, cause, body wise he has the same mass as the Silver however shorter legs. He must be a banty. Definetly not the height nor mass of a bigger breed.
     
  9. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feathered legs, Pea comb, Bantam sise-Bantam Brahma. Mixed with Blue Andaluzian will add white earlobes and Blue color. That is the easiest cros which can produce him, but can be much more complicateg.
    There is not pure breed of chicken with his characteristiks.
     

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