What am I ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by katmae77, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. katmae77

    katmae77 Out Of The Brooder

    any idea what breed or gender this bird is? She (He) was hatched at the beginning of March. Kathy

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  2. jamiebartlett

    jamiebartlett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definately a HE! [​IMG]
    Looks like he has a bit of salmon favorelle in him, then a breed of something else. Gorgeous! [​IMG]
     
  3. katmae77

    katmae77 Out Of The Brooder

    If it is a he, he has never crowed or shown any roosterish habits. Still hoping for a girl. Kathy
     
  4. jamiebartlett

    jamiebartlett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does it in for me is his back tail feathers, they flow off to the side at the end of his rump and the feathers go out then down. The black feathers also has a lot of rainbowish colors in it. The tail feathers, the neck colors looks just like a salmon favorelle rooster that I had. It also looks like Chickenduck that you'll see from time to time on these forums.
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Don't know the breed for sure, but his color looks similar to gold duckwing, which is a wild type gene. Only the boys have that color plumage..the girls are much duller looking lacking the blue, green and white coloring in the tail/wings. Definitely a cockerel.

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  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    That is a 100% boy you have there, no doubt about it. I say it is a beautiful mix that includes EE. Looked pretty similar to one EE I had years back.
     
  7. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    Very pretty cockeral (sp?), not a girl.
     
  8. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is beautiful and so colorful, looks like a rainbow!
     
  9. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my EE Roo. We named him Sally because he always runs and hides behind the girls at the first hint of danger [​IMG]

    I think they have many similarities (sp)

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