Old Rustic Chicken Coop and Pretty Roo

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  1. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We went to the Smokey Mountains on vacation recently and they had a rustic old farm from the late 19th Century set up for touring. It looked like "Little House on the Prairie". I thought the old Chicken House was cool and they had one lonely Roo occupying the farm. Poor guy, he needs some company....he started following me around! [​IMG] What breed is he?

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  2. BeccaOH

    BeccaOH Morning Gem Farm

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    Lovely. Appears to be a mix. Looks much like a Dominque/Buff Orpington crossed roo I once had.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Gorgeous rooster!
     
  4. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    I am guessing a golden cucko marens mix.
    Poor guy he needs some girls.
     
  5. jennifersmith326

    jennifersmith326 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would some type of Dominique mix
    Wrong type comb to be a Cuckoo Maran.
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Awww, I wonder if someone dumped him there. That is a neat place to go. During the summer they have living exhibits going on-or they did at one time.
     
  7. FeatheredFeline

    FeatheredFeline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is one pretty roo. A mutt maybe.
    And that ye olde chicken house is really neat.
     
  8. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I was wondering if maybe they brought in animals in the summer for show. There is a complete farm there with a barn, pig pen, garden and cow pasture. Maybe they couldn't catch the roo to take him back to his permanent home with the hens... [​IMG]

    I think he is a Dominique Mix....maybe with game bird?
     
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  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Yes, they did have living animals there. They had gardens and usually had demonstrations of how folks lived way back then. Used to allow visitors to taste the home-made food, too!
     
  10. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    its a Black sex link rooster looks just like my boy, Gunpowder is his name [​IMG]

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