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Is this Birchen? If not what color?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kissofcrimson, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. kissofcrimson

    kissofcrimson Out Of The Brooder

    I seen this bird for sale and I was wondering what color this is. He is listed as Birchen but all the Birchens I see are silver/black.

    Last edited: Feb 24, 2016
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    That isn't any recognized color. He's gold/red base color, with a partridge type pattern, and what looks to be incomplete lacing (giving the black flecks look). No telling what else he may be carrying. That is quite mix.
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    mixed breed
  4. kissofcrimson

    kissofcrimson Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks, I had no idea what he really was but he's gorgeous.
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Nope, not birchen. He could be quite fun to play with color-wise, with different hens. I'll bet you'd have the most colorful flock in the neighborhood [​IMG]
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    Maybe he came from someone's Millie Fleur project? Very handsome indeed!
  7. kissofcrimson

    kissofcrimson Out Of The Brooder

    I thought maybe the same thing. His chest pattern reminds me of my Mille's. I was looking for cochin roosters and he was labeled as a birchin cochin.

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