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Rhode Island red Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenmom2074, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. chickenmom2074

    chickenmom2074 Just Hatched

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    My very handsome rooster.
    He looks like a rhode island red to me, BUT- hes got black legs.. I assume hes a mixed breed.. but with what? He was a rescue that a friend broght to me so i am unaware of his past before he got to me.
    Is he a rhode island red or something different?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] There's some silky in the mix - see his dark complexion and five toes.
     
  3. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He definitely has some silkie, but his red coloration looks too light to be RIR. Maybe New Hampshire red, or the silkie parent could have been a light color.
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  5. chickenmom2074

    chickenmom2074 Just Hatched

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    he definetly has black feet just like my australorp.
    hes very mild tempered but I just wanted to know what he was. thank you for your input I never would have guessed he had some silkie in him.
     

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