What breed am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jakmallex, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. jakmallex

    jakmallex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are 2 roosters and 1 hen that are running free around my house. They don't let me get too close to them, but as they have been coming closer to my chicken coop my boyfriend was able to get this photo. Any ideas on what he is? The three of them seem to get along well and travel together all over the neighborhood.

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  2. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Uh, I'll take a stab at it...golden laced wyandotte roo?
     
  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not really sure, but he is a handsome fella.
     
  4. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah I'd say Gold Laced Wyandotte too.
     
  5. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    I can't see the bird's colour very well but there is nothing "Wyandotte" about the type of this bird.
    Wyandottes are much rounder and do not have a tail structure anything like this bird.
    Looking ant the type combined with what I can see of the colour I'd assume he's a colourful mutt.
     
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  6. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree he's more upright in body shape than a nice quality Wyandotte. But he looks just like a hatchery bird.

    His body coloring is perfectly gold laced no mottling or off colors his legs and earlobes are correct and he has a perfect rose comb, not a hint of a cross in there.
     
  7. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ella, you throughly confused me with what you were saying. this bird is NOT a wyandotte. It has white lobes and what looks to be a lopped over single comb. I would say that its a brown leghorn cross of some sort.
     
  8. jakmallex

    jakmallex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the feedback. I'm wondering if he's dead though, I haven't seen or heard him in awhile. He was having daily conversations with my little rooster then all of a sudden they stopped and he disappeared.
     

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