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is this Ideal's Production Black or something else?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by PunkinPeep, Dec 27, 2014.

  1. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This beautiful fella was sold to me as a chick, and i was told he was an Australorp. Obviously he isn't. He's small, easy temperament, and he crows like a kazoo. I don't have any use for him in my flock and would like to give him away or sell him, but i would like to have good information on what he is before i do so. Your help is much appreciated.

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  2. Thassa

    Thassa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't help you with breed, but he's pretty!
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks like an Easter Egger to me.
     
  4. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Not a production black. He would look similar to a barred rock rooster if he was.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like an Easter Egger to me.
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    EE
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like a barnyard mix to me.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  9. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, i know that he came from Ideal, so I'm hoping he isn't a barnyard mix. If he's an ee, i can use him, but i didn't think black legs counted. Plus I've never seen an ee with white lobes. Not that I'm an expert. Do you think his babies will lay green eggs?
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd send a pic to Ideal and ask what they'd call him. Being a hatchery bird, the best you may get is EE, although he just doesn't look like one to me. That comb is some weird mixed thing, so you really can't tell if he's going to carry blue egg genes or not until you breed him.
     

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