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Was supposed to be Americana Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lydiagirl99, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my Rooster, Prince. Quite a beautiful bird and a wonderful Rooster to have. We got lucky with him considering we got him from someone off Craigslist, but the people told us he was an Americana Rooster but he has a Single Comb which doesn't match with what an Americanas comb is supposed to be. Can anyone give me some input?[​IMG]
     
  2. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe he had an EE that he considered 'americauna' and he crossed it with something with a single comb to produce your boy. He'd still be an EE, or barnyard mix.
     
  3. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose you could be right. I hatched 2 of his eggs that he fathered, that was crossed with my Red sex link, so I wanted to know what the babies were mixed with but I suppose I'm just going to call them little barnyard mixes [​IMG] Thank you !
     
  4. CluckerCottage

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    Is he ever handsome!
     
  5. Braxton Brigade

    Braxton Brigade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Americana" is a fancy term for an easter egger, since there is no standard for easter eggers (while there are preferred traits) he can still be a EE without fitting the type of most. I will say though that he most likely doesn't carry the colored egg gene, straight combed birds tend to lay a normal egg shade. A pea comb is directly linked to the blue/green egg genetics.
     
  6. Braxton Brigade

    Braxton Brigade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks a lot like a salmon faverolle though, minus the feather feet and a few other features.
     
  7. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just looked them up and you're right. He does not have any feathers on his feet, though [​IMG] Maybe he's just a little Odd looking EE.

    and @CluckerCottage , Thank you ! He is a gorgeous Roo.
     
  8. Braxton Brigade

    Braxton Brigade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be a hatchery quality Faverolle... Hatchery birds commonly lack a couple characteristics of the breed. but to be safe I would call him an EE, at the least he should throw chicks with that beautiful beard!
     
  9. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He Definitely Is A Beautiful Boy. Like I said, we got lucky with him [​IMG]
    These are his 2 children I am keeping. The Black one, Penguin, Is only a little over a week old but the bigger one, Bruno, is a little over 4 weeks old. Would you guys be able to Tell me if its a Pullet or not ?

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  10. Braxton Brigade

    Braxton Brigade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a cockerel, you may choose to rehome him. But he should be quite the looker once he is more mature.
     

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