identify my rooster please

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by inkdlady, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. inkdlady

    inkdlady New Egg

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    Got a rooster today but I don't know what he is. If anyone knows what he is I would appreciate the knowledge.
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  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a chicken. Possibly an "Easter Egger" but not a real breed.
     
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  3. inkdlady

    inkdlady New Egg

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    Is he just a mutt then?
     
  4. NYREDS

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    Yes
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Probably an Easter egger rooster, that's what hatcheries sell as Aracaunas or Ameraucanas. He likely has the genes to lay green or blue eggs, so his female offspring may also. Easter eggers often have dark legs, beards/muffs and pea combs, but they aren't really a breed so they don't "have" to have any/all of those characteristics. Basically, they're blue or green egg laying mutts. I love them!
     

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