I need help!! Unknown rooster breed.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickenman305, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. Chickenman305

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    So I have a young rooster he’s maybe about 3-4 months old and I don’t really know what breed he is he’s crowing now lol.
     

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  2. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Crowing

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    He looks like a possible Rhode Island Red cockerel. He won't be a 'rooster' until he's a year old.
     
  3. Chickenman305

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    Thanks for the reply and the correction.
     
  4. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Songster

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    Not a Rhode Island cockerel for sure.
     
  5. AMERAUCANAS4REAL

    AMERAUCANAS4REAL Free Ranging

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    Welsummer Cockerel. Not a RIR, wrong color and shape.
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Crowing

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    Welsummer
     
  7. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    I wouldn't say it's a welsummer either.
    Color looks off for that too.
    Honestly it would be pretty hard to say for positive what he is.
    Any more info about him? Where did he come from? Is he supposed to be a purebred?
     
  8. Chickenman305

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    He was purchased from tractor supply on chick days he was supposed to be a sex link, but I guess they got their chicks mixed up
     
  9. The Moonshiner

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    What did he look like as a chick?
     
  10. Chickenman305

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