New rooster, what color is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mindylee, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. mindylee

    mindylee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always admired this roo at a friends farm and finally got a chance to own him. I love him and his unique coloring. BUT what would his color be considered? It is grey barred in his markings. [​IMG]
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  2. If its barred, I'd call him white black barred sloppy. If its lacing, white black laced sloppy. If its irregular ticking, I'd call him white black ticked irregular.


    Very pretty Cochin!
     
  3. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know but he is gorgeous! :)
     
  4. mindylee

    mindylee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
    Sloppy! [​IMG]
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    I'm not sure if its a mess up color or a pattern but I liked him regardless. I know that he's never reproduced himself in with black barred hens for my friend, just solids like the girls. But I didnt care. He's unique/eye catchy and I liked him. :)
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's not a "color" per se, so there's no name for it. I agree he's pretty and unique--I also love having birds different than anyone elses!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He doesn't really fit any specified color variety (he's probably a mix of colors), but he's a handsome boy!
     
  7. TheRoostergirl

    TheRoostergirl Out Of The Brooder

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    The color is called cuckoo he's gorgeous I want him all to myself
     
  8. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    His color is not cuckoo........

    What ever his color is called, he sure is a cutie :)
     
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  9. mindylee

    mindylee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys!
    The friend who gave him to me said its rare to see his pattern and she called him a white laced barred. But she even said shes not even 100% sure as that's what she was told. She said its not a recognized color but a flouk. But hes so kool lookin! I did see another roo very similar for sale on cl and they called him a laced barred too.
    So what should I call him if he dont have a true color name?
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    Last edited: Dec 22, 2013
  10. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    Call him whatever you want. comeup with a name. Such as black ticked or black pok a dotted. He doesnt have a true color name so there is nothing to call him but a mixed color, just dont call him some color that actually exists like mottled, because he obviously isnt mottled.
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