My New "Mystery" Roo - Anyone Recognize this Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DarkWater1929, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. DarkWater1929

    DarkWater1929 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I traded a Polish Roo for this fellow. I am trying to move away from so many ornamentals. He is only five months old! He only began to crow a week ago. The woman who brought him to me had NO idea his breed, and is new to chicken keeping. I guess that he could be a mix, but of what? He is already so big, and has a lot of growing still to do!

    Thanks for any input!


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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Boy is he gorgeous! Could he be an Isabel leghorn? Looks like he has red earlobes so perhaps not pure but a mix? Either way he is stunning.
     
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  3. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Wow he's so pretty! I'm thinking that he is a mix of some sort. I think he could have a little Easter Egger in him, but I'm not sure. Iv never seen his breed before. Hope you can get some better answers. ;)
     
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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    He's a mix. Looks like he might be self blue/lavender. It's a recessive gene, so he is likely a second or third generation mixed breed. It doesn't express in first generation crosses. No telling what went into him other than it was mostly single comb, yellow skinned breeds.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    He is impressive, what he is
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Mixed breed
     
  7. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mixed for sure.
     

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