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PLEASE tell me these arent saddle feathers!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MESOFRUFFEH, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are overrun with roosters, and a few weeks ago, something tore into my pen of pullets and ate them ALL so I am REALLY hoping this guy is not a roo. We will have almost as many roos and hens then, and I am struggling to decide who will be dinner. I love them all lol.

    Can anyone please either confirm or ease my fears that this black and white guy has saddle feathers? Also, can anyone tell me what breed? I have thought exchequer leghorn, but his/her skin color was not right. I made a post about this guy when he was younger and updated it with new pics a few times, but I really never got a concrete answer. He/she is almost 4 months old now if that helps any, I got him/her on 9/25/15.

    Any help would be appreciated. Hoping and praying those are not going to be saddle feathers. I think I am too paranoid! [​IMG]
     
  2. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like saddle feathers to me, maybe they aren't though...
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't see any obvious pointed saddle feathers, so I wouldn't say he is a cockerel yet.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Looks like a pullet to me.
     
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me also. Ancona maybe?
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    looks like a pullet - [​IMG] hope it stays that way
     
  7. DarthRooster

    DarthRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got anconas and exchequer leghorns and she looks like all my exchequer hens. She might not be pure
     
  8. showinbirds

    showinbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like cockerels to me.
     
  9. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guys I am so nervous haha. This is the most mysterious chicken I've ever had! I guess I will update this thread in a few more weeks.... Im hoping and praying, crossing fingers toes and eyes that it's a pullet!
     
  10. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok well, this guy turned out to be a rooster [​IMG]. His name is Big Bird. He is HUGE. These pics don't do him justice. Now that I know he is a roo, can anyone help me identify a breed yet? He is so awkward and large and lanky. What the heck is he?! [​IMG] (he is the black and white one btw)
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    He has no butt

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