Is this rooster a Golden Nugget or something else?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AustinRhea, Jan 11, 2015.

  1. AustinRhea

    AustinRhea Out Of The Brooder

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    We were given 2 females and a male from an employee of my husband's. The man and his girlfriend were breaking up and had no where for the "children" to go so we took them in. The girls are definitely mixes. The smallest looks like a Bantam Barred Rock but she has a few feathers on her feet. The other girl is a beautiful black that has a sheen to the feathers and her feet are fully feathered. She has a very round body. I'm not as worried about what they are but I am interested in what breed the rooster is. He is a beautiful golden yellow and he is HUGE compared to all my other chickens, male and female. He is segregated in a large dog kennel right now so he doesn't kill my other roosters. He is almost double the size of my other roosters, and none of my flock is Bantam except the two I described above. I will try to get pictures of the new girls tomorrow. Any help is greatly appreciated.



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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    He looks to me like a buff orpington, like my boys :)
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Buff Orpington rooster.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Buff Orpington.
     
  5. AustinRhea

    AustinRhea Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone. I'm so happy to have a name to put to him. I will get pictures of the girls to see what you all think of them.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a handsome Buff Orpington.
     
  7. AustinRhea

    AustinRhea Out Of The Brooder

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    These are not great pictures but here is the smaller of the 2 girls:

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    And here is the other one:
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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Buff Orpington on the first post; Barred Plymouth Rock and Black Australorp on the second post.
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    First Pic, Buff Orpington
    Second Pic, Hatchery Barred Cochin (looks to have feathered feet if not then a Commercial/ hatchery barred rock)
    Third Pic, Looks to be a Hatchery Cochin.
     
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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Barred and black cochin hens. They may make great mommas if you're so inclined to brood your own chicks.
     

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