Mystery Roosters... can you help? (UPDATED WITH MORE PICTURES)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenmama22, Sep 21, 2007.

  1. chickenmama22

    chickenmama22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, My friend called me to say that they have 5 roosters too many. She doesn't know what they are, but sent me photos. All of them came from McMurrays as part of a Special Bargain Assortment.

    I will guess that this one is a "Buttercup" since she says that the comb is crownlike:
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    This next one looks like an Andalusian to me. She said it's gray with black shiny neck and red comb.
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    Finally, here's one that looks like a New Hampshire Red.
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    I've never seen these breeds in person, so I'm just guessing from the research I've done. Hopefully someone here can help. I may be visiting them tomorrow and will check out the other 2 roosters. All I know now is that one is white with feathers on his feet and the other is black.

    Thanks!
    Nancy
     
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2007
  2. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    I can not help out but the bottom roo is BEAUTIFUL!!!
     
  3. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That last one looks like my Partridge Rock roo but mine is not all that big yet! But I could be wrong... yet once again. Beautiful roos though!!!!!!!
     
  4. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last one is a Gold Laced Wyandotte. They are all beautiful!
     
  5. chickenmama22

    chickenmama22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OEGB, you're saying the last one is a Wyandotte because of the outline of the individual feathers? I'm hoping to get a better picture of him later on today.

    I searched andalusian eggs on that popular auction site (are we allowed to mention ebay here?) and what I found looks a lot like the first picture.

    Now I'm wondering why I would keep generic mottled white roosters around here when I could have some beautiful ones instead! We have a bunch of white roosters that came with our layers from Moyer's. They're only 10 weeks old, but boring. Will they get prettier and/or change significantly as they mature? Right now they are white with an occasional brown feather.

    Thanks for the help! I hope to add more pictures tonight.
    Nancy
     
  6. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wyandottes have rose combs, Rocks have straight combs, Your rooster is rose combed
     
  7. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OEGB, you're saying the last one is a Wyandotte because of the outline of the individual feathers? I'm hoping to get a better picture of him later on today.

    Nope. Im calling its a Wyandotte cause it is one,lol. Its a Gold Laced Wyandotte. They come in many colors, Gold Laced being one. He's got a Rose Comb and that lacing, GLW to me. [​IMG]
     
  8. chickenmama22

    chickenmama22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I'm updating this post with some more pictures of my friend's roosters and chickens.

    Roosters first... here's the one that looks like a Buttercup. Are there any other roosters with the circular comb?

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    Here's a closeup of the comb -
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    Next we have the one that looks like a Blue Andalusian. Is this what "Blue" looks like or is it really "Black"?

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    Here's a mystery black rooster:
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    Here's the mystery white rooster with fuzzy feet:
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    This is the last rooster that OEGB says is a Golden Laced Wyandotte:
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    I'm going to look through the hen pictures now and post those in a few minutes.

    Thanks for the help! Nancy
     
  9. chickenmama22

    chickenmama22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, here are the 4 mystery hens. Can you help with identification?

    Here's #1:
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    #2...
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    #3... My friend has another one like the one below, but with brown/gray mixed in with the white.
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    and the tail end with curly feathers:
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    #4... I love this one
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    and a closeup of the feet
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    Any guesses?
     
  10. Cheryl

    Cheryl Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know nothing about types of chickens, but the roosters are BEAUTIFUL!! I hope they are in a home where one rooster too many isn't an issue?
     

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