Is this rooster a pure bred or a mix?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 10Momma14, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. 10Momma14

    10Momma14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched this rooster out of some eggs that came from a friend's grandmother's farm. He looks to me like a Andalusian and acts just like them. I will walk out and find him standing on either a gate or big round hay bail. He is 5 months old. The top left is of him when he was a few days old (sorry this is the best one I could have gotten of him), top right is him at a month old, bottom left is at 3 months old, the bottom right is of him now.
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  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a Andalusian they have white earlobes, and your bird has red earlobes.
     
  3. 10Momma14

    10Momma14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they start out with white earlobes from the start or can they change? I have tried to look that up.
     
  4. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They start out that way, earlobes don't change colors.
     
  5. 10Momma14

    10Momma14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So he must be a mix, but I wonder with what breed he is?
     
  6. abserbean

    abserbean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks very similar to an blue easter egger roo I had, I don't have a recent pic b/c we rehomed him at three months.
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    This is him right before he left, sorry I don't have a side shot, but your guy reminds me of him.
     
  7. 10Momma14

    10Momma14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Abserbran, if he was part blue easter egg too, shouldn't he have the beard? I do agree with you though he does look like your roo
     
  8. Wyandottes7

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    My guess is that he's an Easter Egger. Not all Easter Eggers have beards. His slate legs, comb, and overall body type are common characteristics of Easter Eggers.
     
  9. abserbean

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    Yeah, not all EE's have beards, and he could also be an Olive Egger, they are often clean faced but maintain the slate legs and comb of the EE's. He is very handsome! I hated having to give mine away, he was a handsome and well behaved boy, but we aren't allowed roos.
     
  10. 10Momma14

    10Momma14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never heard of a Olive Egger, that is a shame. Where I live we can have roos only if our neighbors don't complain about the crowing, his brother lives next door along with the sister. We have the other brother who is a Rode Island Red Ameranaca mix.
     

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