New member of our chicken family

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by akb77, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. akb77

    akb77 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a new rooster, Rascal, amongst our hens, but the gentleman I got Rascal from didn't know what breed he was. Could you folks help me out?



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  2. akb77

    akb77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Since nobody seems to know what breed he is, I guess it's safe to assume he's a mutt of breeds...
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sorry, I guess your post got buried somehow!

    I do think you're right, he's probably a mix. I thought he could be birchen marans, but I think they're supposed to have white legs. He's also got a lot of leakage on the wings, so probably a mix.
     
  4. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't answer because I don't know what he is. Doesn't look like any I'm familiar with, but I'm not familiar with many.
     
  5. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a barnyard mix to me!
     
  6. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    possinly EE mix because he has pea comb, and EE are very common... if you keep pullets and some lay colored eggs, you have your answer.
     
  7. akb77

    akb77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your responses! [​IMG] He's very well mannered and gentle with my ladies, so I think he's a keeper! Sometimes the mutts make the best breed!
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    he is a mix breed
     
  9. LovePolish2

    LovePolish2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is a mix. (I love mixes way better then pure breeds,they seem to live longer and are just great. [​IMG]

    He's a handsome roo
     
  10. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Very handsome roo, indeed. I bet there's some EE in him, with that pea comb. I really LIKE the "leakage" gold on his shoulders.
     

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