Need help. I was given a ??dark cornish?? I think.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mhaines4102, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. mhaines4102

    mhaines4102 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a big beautiful bird but I am not sure it is a Cornish. I am pretty sure that the man that the rooster originally came from got it from a hatchery and raised it up. I don't think he had any crosses, but he might have. I just am not sure it looks like the pictures I have seen of a Cornish roo. Boy he has some nice sized spurs on him! He seems gentle enough, a little flighty but not panic-y. [​IMG] Anyway. what do you guys think.

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  2. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

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    Sorry, I can't help with breed...but .....Holy cow! Look at those legs! [​IMG]
     
  3. mhaines4102

    mhaines4102 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One more sideways.

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  4. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe they were attempting to make an oriental bird??? Like a Malay or Asil????

    Otherwise I'd agree with Dark Cornish, but he stands too tall for that and also doesn't have the breast that a dark cornish would have.
     
  5. SeramaSweetie

    SeramaSweetie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt that's a dark cornish, I'm not positive tho. He may be part cornish tho, he doesn't look stocky enough.... [​IMG] Hmmmmm...... I think I had a Dark Cornish once and It didn't look like that, though I might be mistaken.
     
  6. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hatchery dark cornish roo to me !
     
  7. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I agree Hatchery Dark Cornish Roo, tree stump legs, close feathering, along with the iffy iffy stock hatchery look.
     
  8. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatchery cornish.
     
  9. leejaehwa

    leejaehwa Out Of The Brooder

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    maybe part black australorp?
     
  10. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry. He's just a bird. A dark cornish will look nothing like that. They are short, squatty birds with large eyes. I would not even say he's a hatchery cornish. He's just a cross breed. I dark cornish looks like a dark cornish, not kinda like one. He's just a mutt.
     

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