rescued chicken....need help with breed and age please

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JanetLM, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. JanetLM

    JanetLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This guy (assuming a rooster) was wondering around a bilo parking lot. We caught him and brought him home. Any help with breed and age would be appreciated.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][​IMG][​IMG][/IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. JanetLM

    JanetLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If better pics are needed please let me know and of what.
     
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    Well, not sure on breed (he looks to be a light brown something) but he looks young... less than six months old.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It looks like a Black Breasted Red Old English Game bantam rooster.
     
  5. kadoer12

    kadoer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with black breasted red for coloring, although I don't think it's oeg. Lacks the white earlobes which are still pretty present in mixes. The tail is different too. He does look younger. Maybe a copper maran, welsummer, some other black breasted red, copper, or wheaten straight-comb breed. (or a mix of) What size dog kennel is he in? just to estimate his height.
     
  6. JanetLM

    JanetLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is in a large kennel. He is not a bantam-well I don't think so- I thought bantams were small chickens. I have a 6 month old standard hens(barred rock,turkens,jersey gaint) and he is not quite as filled out but almost as tall as them. I also have a 6 month old bantam hen and she is way smaller then him.
     
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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks like a Black Breasted Red Old English Game bantam or OEG mix.
     
  8. kadoer12

    kadoer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't believe he has bantam in him, or at least he has very little or was breed with something huge. Most likely he is standard sized.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a large fowl Black Breasted Red Old English Game or a mix of that breed/variety. Old English Game are relatively small birds, even in their large fowl form.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It is more common for people to own bantam sized Black Brested Red Old English Games that standard sized which is why I guessed bantam (I didn't really have anything in the pic to relate his size to), but BBROEG do come in both sizes, so based on your comments, I think he is likely a standard sized BBROEG.
     

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