What am I crossed with?? Orpington x Australorp maybe??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by teresa-78, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hiya could you please help me identify my cockeral... im thinking maybe Orpington x Australorp... Your help would be appreciated.

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    No, Orpington x Australorps have a lot more golden coloring on them.

    This bird here is a cross of a red, duckwing, or wheaten and black.
     
  3. banjoejoe4783

    banjoejoe4783 VILLAMIL FARMS

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    and orfs have white legs not yelow
     
  4. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies, I would love to know what he is, he is only young, about 4-5 months old, lovely natured cockeral [​IMG]
     
  5. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    possibly mixed with a dark cornish. i have a dark cornish hen and an australorp hen and if they were mixed they would look basically like that
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:He is missing the pea comb to be such, and my that would be a sad looking Cornish to pass on offspring that look this "production" in type.
     
  7. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He is missing the pea comb to be such, and my that would be a sad looking Cornish to pass on offspring that look this "production" in type.

    I think he is lovely, his feathers have a lovely shade of green, he looks stunning, and better than any production chicken in my eyes.
     
  8. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He is missing the pea comb to be such, and my that would be a sad looking Cornish to pass on offspring that look this "production" in type.

    I think he is lovely, his feathers have a lovely shade of green, he looks stunning, and better than any production chicken in my eyes.

    I love the tail [​IMG]
     
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  9. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think he is lovely, his feathers have a lovely shade of green, he looks stunning, and better than any production chicken in my eyes.

    I love the tail [​IMG]

    [​IMG] thanks.... It is still growing in, he is still only a baby, and has a lot to fill out yet, I cant wait to see his tail all feathered up [​IMG]
     
  10. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I love the tail [​IMG]

    [​IMG] thanks.... It is still growing in, he is still only a baby, and has a lot to fill out yet, I cant wait to see his tail all feathered up [​IMG]

    LOL de-railing, I know, but he is cute! My birds don't have tails as such...and they're not shiny, either. [​IMG] That's why I bought myself an "illegal" australorp [​IMG]
     

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