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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Vamvakas, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got him from a rescue farm about few weeks ago. I know he's a turken but any differant mix in him? He just dosnt look like the average turken roo.

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    I did not take this pic btw person on the farm did before they gave him to me
     
  2. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 22, 2011
    On a little Farm.
    Buttercup (comb) and Polish (crest)
     
  3. 123ChickieLou

    123ChickieLou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a thought- If he were fully feathered down the neck, would that still really look like a crest such as that of a polish? To me it wouldn't, fully feathered, it wouldn't look like a crest. Again, just a thought.

    eta- I've never seen a "turken" so that's really interesting. And that on second look, I can see a bit of a crest.
     
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  4. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is one crazy looking rooster! I would probably guess polish x too...
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Polish/turken X.
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Likely Polish x Turken and then to another breed. He has a lot of body size and fluff to be just a two-way cross, plus his "bowtie" is also pretty big for a two-way/F1 cross.
     
  7. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's also crazy in the head, he used to be nice to other younger roosters, but when I put him into the cage with the hens and a few young roo his personality changed alot and he's attacking the young rooster in there lol.
     
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  8. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol his insides match his outsides! Naw, I just think he is working out the pecking order...now that there is something worth fighting for!
     
  9. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 22, 2011
    On a little Farm.
    Actually, I retract the Buttercup statement. Polish do have 'V' combs, but that's caused by a Recessive (peacomb) and a Dominant gene (double blade). So an F1 cross would look like that.
     

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