Is this an Ancona?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jarcoo0153, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Songster

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    Do you think its an Ancona?
    I know it is a rooster, but still can't decide what breed!

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  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    Where did you get it from ? I would say it is definitely a mottled colored bird like Anconas, but it could be other mottled breeds to unless you know more about how to narrow down the possibilities.
     
  3. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Songster

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    I got it from Ideal-Poultry. I know that they sell anconas, so I thought maybe it might be one.
     
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

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    the black and yellow ones in the box are anconas. is yours standard size? if so then I think it is a possibility it is....do they sell exchequer leghorns? mine all have some sort of dot on their head where yours doesnt', not sure if they all look like mine did...
    I just looked at their website and they do indeed sell exchequer leghorns, might have to wait and see although the only thing I think I think is differernt between the two is the ancona are more black than white. Both breeds have yellow legs and have big single combs...might have to wait and see
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  5. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Songster

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    Well I Hope It is either of those two breeds, I like them both! It is a standard. He is always alert and active. I put my hand in the box, and he runs toward it and all the others run away. I guess I won't know for sure until he is older! Thanks for the help![​IMG]
     
  6. RAREROO

    RAREROO Crowing

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    Well Ideal also sells Mottled Javas and that may be what he is.

    Here are some of my Mottled Java chicks
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  7. NewHen

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    Here's a pic of my exchequer leghorn.
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    Group shot among other breeds:
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    What makes you think your chick is a rooster? I think it's way too early to tell.
     
  8. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Songster

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    I ordered 10 surprise roosters and he is one of them. All the hens I ordered I could Identify.
     
  9. flower

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    I received and order today from Ideal and besides those that I ordered, I received five that look like this

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    I returned to their site to see what I could see and think that mine are one of their very own Breeds called Production Blacks. Because in the formula for Production Blacks includes a barred variety and my chicks remind me of Dominique Chicks and because they are not marked sold out !
     
  10. flower

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    Quote:My vote says that yours are Anacona.
     

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