Mystery Rooster (13 weeks)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bamoram, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. bamoram

    bamoram In the Brooder

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    Any idea what this handsome guy is? I'm thinking he's a mutt?
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  2. Fairyloop5

    Fairyloop5 Songster

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    I think mutt.
     
  3. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Where did you get him? He looks to be a Dixie Rainbow which is a type of meat bird.
     
  4. AltonaAcres

    AltonaAcres Songster

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    Definitely a Beilelfelder. (I can't spell that no matter how many times I try).
     
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  5. Fairyloop5

    Fairyloop5 Songster

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    I agree
     
  6. bamoram

    bamoram In the Brooder

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    I'm guessing as a meatbird, he won't live very long?
     
  7. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Looks like a Dixie Rainbow to me. They are a dual purpose breed, he'll live a normal life.
     
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  8. ColtHandorf

    ColtHandorf Crowing

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    He is a mix and looks perfectly healthy. I see nothing to indicate the bird is any sort of broiler and going to eat itself to death before unceremoniously dropping dead on you.
     
  9. tuesdaylove

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    There are a lot of breeds that can technically be 'meat birds,' but Cornish crosses are the only ones I've ever heard of dropping dead just from growing. You can even keep those alive for a while with a good avian vet.
     
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  10. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Crowing

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    Kind of looks like a rhodebar or bielefelder to me but there's a bit too much black perhaps
     
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