Our Rooster ~ What is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tls759, May 6, 2009.

  1. tls759

    tls759 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 1 rooster, 2 white leghorn hens, 1 banty/silkie
    Here's a pic of our rooster and the banty, not sure what the rooster is, any help would be really great [​IMG]
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  2. Redhead Hen

    Redhead Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know what he is ..... but he sure is handsome!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

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    Maybe an araucana cross? Looks like he may have green legs? I dunno.... [​IMG]
     
  4. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    The rooster appears to possibly be a silver duckwing old english game. Is it Bantam size? Hard to tell from the pose. The little hen looks to be Easter Egger or possibly Ameraucana.
     
  5. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
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    The little hen looks like a silkie cross to me. It's got a bit of a crest thing going on.

    I dunno about the rooster. I think its comb is too big and straight to be an EE cross, though its coloring is identical to some EE/australorp cross roos I used to have.
     
  6. TN.MamaHen

    TN.MamaHen Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not much help to you....but I love the banty/silkie! Too cute!![​IMG]
     
  7. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    The hen is a silkie cross, most likely.

    The rooster is more of a crowwing, not a duckwing. He's a heavy breed mix. Old english are lighter birds, stream lined body, and do not have white in their earlobes.

    I'm with Jossanne, probably an Easter Egger cross.
     
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  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The pullet is a silkie cross, I'm going with a strong possibility of brahma--looks similar to mine.

    Yes, the cock is crow wing patterned, looks more golden than silver (Ss vs SS).

    That leghorn hen has a rather wild comb!
     
  9. tls759

    tls759 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all! He's a full size guy, and probably 4 1/2 or 5 as we've had him for 4 years.
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Oh my goodness, that hen looks exactly like what you'd expect if you cross a dark brahma with a silkie.
     

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