Very Unique Rooster. What is it????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by peeperpiper, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. peeperpiper

    peeperpiper Hatching

    Feb 19, 2009
    My husband and I just picked this guy up at a local auction ( he came with a hen we wanted ) and we have no idea what he is. He looks like an OEG but his feathers are obviously not right. I expect he normally has a really nice long tail but he was in the box with another rooster and got beat up pretty good. So what do you think ? Is he a silkie cross?? I would expect black skin or something if he was. Any other suggestions?



  2. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

    Mar 23, 2008
    Oakland, CA
    He is silkie-feathered. Various breeds carry the genetics to have the silkie like feathers and they don't necessarily have to show all the signs of the Silkie heritage. I'm not sure what your guy is, some sort of bantam though it looks like? Perhaps a Serama cross.
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  3. JCoogle

    JCoogle Songster

    With the way he stands and his tail I would almost say he is a black tail jap cross.
  4. V Comb

    V Comb Songster

    Silkie feathered Jap X Serama ??
  5. bigchicken2

    bigchicken2 Songster

    May 17, 2010
    Silkie-Feathered Serama/Jap/Other Breed cross. Looks like Gray mixed with BT White.
  6. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Songster

    Oct 4, 2008
    SW New Hampshire
    Japanese Bantam X Angorra Rabbit! Very cool....
  7. LaurenM23

    LaurenM23 Songster

    Jun 16, 2010
    King George, VA
    Whatever he turns out to be, he's just lovely!
  8. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Songster

    Mar 13, 2010
    Levelland, Texas
    I don't know if he has silkie blood, but I think he is worth keeping for breeding! He is fantastic looking!
  9. La Unica Farms

    La Unica Farms Songster

    Jan 18, 2009
    backswamp NC
    I actually really like this guy too. My husband thinks he is the ugliest looking bird on the whole farm which really says a lot!! We have a recently acquired Partridge Frizzled Cochin who has no feathers from her neck up. Her head and neck are completely bald. To me, she is the ugliest bird by far ( I call her Cruella de Vil ). I would actually like to hang onto this Rooster and breed him to some OEG hens maybe and just see what we get. Right now he is just running around the yard and we have him listed locally for sale. I seriously doubt we will sell him. We haven't exactly had anyone busting our door down to buy him!! [​IMG]
  10. wildeflowers

    wildeflowers I suspect fowl play!

    Jun 29, 2010
    I have no idea what the x is, but I think he is really cute![​IMG]

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