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is this an oprington of some kind?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mother hen, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. mother hen

    mother hen Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my beauties has turned out to be a roo.I was told he was an oprington but I have little experience with them anyone know specifics?
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  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a gold laced Orpington. Probably hatchery stock.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I can't see the comb well but it looks maybe a rose comb? Anyway, the color looks mixed, as do those dark legs. I think its a barnyard mix cockerel.
     
  4. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that he is a mixed breed cockerel, definitely not an Orpington. He might have some Golden-laced Wyandotte in him.
     
  6. mother hen

    mother hen Out Of The Brooder

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    It's funny that everyone agree about the mix. He came from a farm that raises opringtons as their specialty. I felt this guy was different from the start but having no real expertise I couldn't say. I will get some close ups of his comb. I think it's a single but I can't remember now.
     

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