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Large Beautiful Rooster, What is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tarceth, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. tarceth

    tarceth New Egg

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    This is my rooster. He was a gift from a friend a year or so ago because he was getting picked on. Since I just started here at BYC, I decided this would be a good question to ask. I'm somewhat novice when it comes to recognizing different types of breeds, colors, combs, etc. Anyone know off the top what he is? Also, I still haven't named him if anyone wants to toss out ideas.

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  2. AmyLM

    AmyLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how big is he? Is he bantam sized or full? he looks shorter by the pic but I dont have anything to frame him by
     
  3. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    He looks like a faverolle to me but I really have no clue. Is it a bantam?

    I like the name Fabio for him. Very handsome bird.
     
  4. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suspect that he's a mutt. The closest bird he resembles is a Gold Duckwing Old English Game bird. But his legs are the wrong color.

    Pretty guy though :)
     
  5. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My favorite breed, a mutt.
     
  6. tarceth

    tarceth New Egg

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    He's a fairly large bird, here are shots of him standing next to my RIR (nearly 1 year old) and another shot of him near (a yard or two from) my basset hound (full grown), I think he stands as tall as the dog, about up to my knees, I'd guess.

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    Yeah, Mutts are just fine for decorating my back yard :).
     
  7. thomaschickens

    thomaschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks a lot like my friends Faverolle, but the legs/feet are different. So my guess is he's the most GORGEOUS mutt I've seen!!! [​IMG]I only have hens/pullets, but after staring at his picture I'm seriously debating adding a roo to my flock!
     
  8. mcleveland

    mcleveland Out Of The Brooder

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    He does seem to have the feather markings/color of a Salmon Faverolle (which is very beautiful!) but I have to agree the legs color is different and Faverolles have feathered legs. He's beautiful :)
     
  9. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    An absolutely stunning "mutt". (BTW Faverolles also have beards and 5 toes, so in my opinion, he looks nothing like one.)
     
  10. lorabethwiggins

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    He looks a lot like a Salmon Faverolle except for a few things. He is probably a salmon faverolle mixed with something else.
     

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