Is my ozzy a bared rock mixed ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by brettsgirl78, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. brettsgirl78

    brettsgirl78 In the Brooder

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    I have this beautiful rooster we were given and I am certain he is mostly bared rock of some sort but he has such beautiful colors andy other bared rocks are mostly black and white...this on has some pretty streaks of brown here and there. What do you think from this picture? He is also such a good boy. So docile and we'll mannered. [​IMG]
     

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    brettsgirl78 In the Brooder

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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    He looks like a black sexlink. They are usually a cross of Rhode Island Red rooster and Barred Rock hens. The resulting chicks can be sexed at hatch; females are mostly black with some gold, males are barred gold, red or yellow throughout.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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  5. brettsgirl78

    brettsgirl78 In the Brooder

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    Ty...he is such a good boy....question he has mated with one of our white silkies that has blue skin....I'm curious as to what kind of hen or rooster that would result in?
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, he's a mix. One parent was a barred Rock, the other parent was something Red, with a single comb and yellow skin. I had a rooster just like him as my flock leader for years. Hatched out some beautiful babies with the mixed coloring [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Mixed breed.
     

  8. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Songster

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    I agree. :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    mixed but handsome
     

  10. brettsgirl78

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