identifying breed and sex of new chicken given to me

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KatesKritters, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. KatesKritters

    KatesKritters New Egg

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  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    It's a male and most likely a cross of breeds.
     
  3. dretd

    dretd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Definitely a boy.

    He has a barring pattern and a columbian pattern (makes the expression of the dark parts go only to the neck and tail where you see the barring). I also see a rose or pea comb that my be a hybrid with another comb type (too small to make out for sure).

    Based on the color pattern and comb, I am going to guess that his mom was a Dominique (giving the barring) and his dad was something like a Columbian Wyandotte and that maybe someone was experimenting with creating their own Sex Link. Just a guess mind you!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Mixed breed rooster. As stated, he has several markers. He has barred and/or Delaware parentage, and that comb looks like a straight and rose mixed.
     
  5. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Rooster for sure - no clue on breed!
     

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