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Is my Rooster a White Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shepherdhillfarm, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. shepherdhillfarm

    shepherdhillfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have come into chickens by chance the past two years. Starting with a flock of game hens migrating to our house from the neighbors who decided we could keep them (after they only owned them for one day.) Then about 7 months ago we had someone drop off four roosters. One was taken care of by the wildlife quickly, one was a barred rock, one a RIR and I believe this is a white rock. Sorry he lost his comb this winter due to freezer bite. I had no idea that could happen but I also know nothing about chickens. However, I am trying to learn fast.

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  2. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Are his feathers Buff colored or pure white? The pic he doesnt look pure white. He is handsome though.

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  3. IloveTravis

    IloveTravis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definately a rock, but I think he's actually buff [​IMG]
    I've been looking at the breed lately, and on a lot of the buffs are very light, and mostly white near their bellies.
     
  4. shepherdhillfarm

    shepherdhillfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the responses. He is actually very white but enjoys playing in the dirt with his girls :O) They are all the time down in our horse pastures wallowing like crazy and then they just lay there. I actually thought once that the hen was dead but no she was just having fun:O) He does have one feather on his right side that has some reddish brown coloring to it. But only one on his whole body.

    steph
     
  5. IloveTravis

    IloveTravis Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess buff rock too. I have girls [​IMG]
     
  7. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    sorry
    ETA: did not read full paragraph
     
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  8. shepherdhillfarm

    shepherdhillfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes after seeing the picture I think he is a buff. The one red feather looks like the ones on the side of the picture.

    Thanks everyone for the help. So where do the buff's come from? Do they breed their color pure?

    thanks again,
    steph
     
  9. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    VA
    my white rock kinda turned into that color
     
  10. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Buff Rock, imo.
     

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