New rooster just showed up...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by critch01, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. critch01

    critch01 Chirping

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    Which is fine, I have 28 hens with only one rooster and been thinking for awhile I could use another. Usually things you wish for don't just show up in your backyard... Young rooster, can't figure out breed. Silver laced Wyandotte (color) mixed with americauna (beard) was my first thought, but that comb doesn't match either. He's not very big, but bigger than bantam.
     

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  2. cstephens1987

    cstephens1987 Songster

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    Looks more like birchen American game
     
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  3. ColtHandorf

    ColtHandorf Crowing

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    Does he have muffs? It looks like it in the photo. He might be an Easter Egger cross.
     
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  4. critch01

    critch01 Chirping

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    Yes he does. I guess they come in all colors, it's the single comb that's throwing me off. I've been hearing him crow for a few days, couldn't figure out what neighbors got chickens. Honestly, I think someone had an unwanted roo and saw my chickens and dropped him off on the road over the weekend. He's not ppl friendly, but didn't freak out when I went in the coop to get his picture.
     
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  5. If you are in North Central AR, it might be ours. Black Breasted Red Phoenix. Gone two weeks now.
     
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  6. critch01

    critch01 Chirping

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    Probably not... I'm in mid to southeast Michigan. Rural but close to Flint, 100 miles north of Detroit
     
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  7. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Mixed breed. Possibly dumped by someone.
     
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  8. therese13

    therese13 In the Brooder

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    Probably a mix, but he is beautiful!
     
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  9. critch01

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    That's what I figured. Just thought I'd post to confirm. His name is cottoneye Joe... Where did you come from? Where did you go... Since I have no clue where he came from
     
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  10. critch01

    critch01 Chirping

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    He is pretty! And small enough not to hurt my petite white leghorns...
     
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