Id this breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lullabyloo, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. lullabyloo

    lullabyloo Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me what breed this rooster is? I pick him up as a colored easter chick at a local feed store several years ago. He turned out to be extremely aggressive. Attacking my kids, pets, family, and friends. I had two of them and both were equally evil. We gave them to a neighbor who had trouble with foxes killing his last chickens. They ended up getting killed crossing the road trying to come back. [​IMG] I'm really curious to know what breed he was.

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  2. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He doesn't look like an Easter Egger due to the leg color. I'm not sure...maybe Deleware?
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    barred sex link
     
  4. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Deleware
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the yellowing in the saddles and hackles indacate a red sex link to me
     
  6. Fluffballs

    Fluffballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say it's a Star.
     
  7. cubalaya

    cubalaya Overrun With Chickens

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    its a delaware
     
  8. texas75563

    texas75563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also say Delaware!
     
  9. wildcat chix

    wildcat chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By 'colored easter chick', do you mean he was dyed with some sort of color?

    Being that you got him at a local feed store, he was probably supplied by a local farm. Last year we went to a farm and picked up 10 chicks. The guy had large black, barred, red, and white chickens.

    As they grew, the white ones all showed the same type of coloring and patterning as yours, to a degree - some had more red in their wings some had fewer barred feathers, but all had the same characteristics as yours.

    in my opinion, you have (had) a red sex link rooster - back in his family tree, one of his great grandparents ran around with some black sex links and he ended up with some of the barred feathers too. The red sex link roo we still have does have a few barred feathers. I do love the red barring (crele) neck feathers on yours. He was a unique looking bird. Too bad he was aggressive.

    Just curious, how big was he? Ours is a year old now and is one of the biggest chickens I've ever seen.
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a Delaware that has eaten a lot of corn. That causes the white to yellow. :thumbsup
     

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