Mystery Mix Breed and Suspected Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by silverseam, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. silverseam

    silverseam New Egg

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    Hi!

    I don't know anything about breeds and just a bit about sexing, but I am curious about this one. Can anyone guess the mix of breeds happening here? The age? The sex?

    I thought this one was about 6-7 months old, but I am now suspecting it might be a bit younger and a rooster, not a hen as I'd been told.

    Anyone have ideas about this one?

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  2. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks alot like the production red boys I got as packing peanuts. They were nice friendy boys, but had to be sent to freezer camp due to excessive boys.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It is a cockerel. As to breeds involved??????
     
  4. silverseam

    silverseam New Egg

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    It's not crowing and there is no hint of spurs, can you tell me what makes you say cockerel? My suspicians were raised because t it is taller and leaner than my other two hens, longer legs.
     
  5. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With saddle feathers it is almost 100% boy. Looks like it should crow anyday.
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    He is starting to show the tail feathers of a male plus the pointy saddle and hackle feathers of a cockerel.
     
  7. silverseam

    silverseam New Egg

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    Thank you!
     

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