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Is there such thing as a Grey Rock?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by @~rosecityfarmgirl~@, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. @~rosecityfarmgirl~@

    @~rosecityfarmgirl~@ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On Friday, I'm trading my 1 yr old White Leghorn for an 8 month old Grey Rock (or so I've been told). The owner saved her and her sisters from someone who intended on putting them in a soup pot! I haven't SEEN the bird yet, but I'm told she's a Grey Rock. Would that be a cross breed? She lays light brown eggs pretty regularly.
    Thanks!
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    There are two kinds of Rock someone would call "grey" . . .

    The Silver Pencilled Rock

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    The Barred Rock (most likely, as they're VERY common)

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  3. @~rosecityfarmgirl~@

    @~rosecityfarmgirl~@ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! That's what I thought. I'll post pics once I get her here, bathed, and blowdried [​IMG]
     
  4. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are lots of gray rocks. I dig them up in the yard all the time. [​IMG] Sorry. I couldn't resist. I love bad jokes.
     
  5. @~rosecityfarmgirl~@

    @~rosecityfarmgirl~@ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hahahaha!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it could possibily be a Silver Penciled Rock or a Barred Rock.

    But I did find some Grey Rocks,
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  7. HBuehler

    HBuehler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2009
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    Well we have lots of gray rock in TN but many people come out and think my Blue Rocks are gray along with my gray Ameraucana and gray EE's and cochins..you get the idea they think all blue birds are gray
    Here is one of my Blue Rock hens
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  8. @~rosecityfarmgirl~@

    @~rosecityfarmgirl~@ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh! What a beauty! I hope it's really a 'blue' that I'm getting [​IMG]
    Ps, you guys with the rocks? Very funny [​IMG]
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Ah, didn't know Rocks came in blue. . . Well then that's another possibility. [​IMG]
     
  10. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Illia, you actually get BBS Rocks, halo has some and Yard full o'l Rocks has some too.
     

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