This guy was supposed to be a dark barred rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Hennypenny78, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. Hennypenny78

    Hennypenny78 New Egg

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    We got him as a fertile egg he is barred I think but he is the wrong colour does any one have any ideas on the breed ? He is 24 weeks old. [​IMG] Thanks
     
  2. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. vehve

    vehve The Token Finn

    Don't know about the breed, but he's very cool looking. Very dinosaur-like.
     
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  4. Rhetts

    Rhetts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am totally new to the chicken world so I have no idea what he is but I was learning about the red and black star hens and was curious what the roosters looked like. Is it possible that he could be one of those? From my understanding the black stars are barred rocks hens crossed with RIR or new hampshire rooster. Anyone correct me here if I am wrong!! He is interesting none the less! I love all the varieties of chickens!
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Black sex link males are regular barred birds like a barred rock. Red sex link males are mostly white with a bit of red on the wing bows and often a yellow/cream color to the hackles and saddle.[​IMG]
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  6. Hennypenny78

    Hennypenny78 New Egg

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    Thanks matt44644 , Yeh I'm thinking that too,they had barnavelder and wyandotte eggs too. He is a great rooster.
     
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  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    This little guy appears to simply be a mixed bird -- one of the most interesting things about mixed birds is the incredible variety that can develop in color and pattern.
     
  8. Rhetts

    Rhetts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!! I was wondering what they looked like. [​IMG]
     
  9. Hennypenny78

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    It is interesting, I am new to chickens and there is a lot to learn, thankyou for your replies and help.[​IMG]
     
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  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a handsome mixed breed.
     

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