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What breed are my Roos

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by clifford258, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. clifford258

    clifford258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Headed to a local chicken show and I'm going to be entering 2 roosters.... I got these two free and didn't get the breed what do you all think they are?[​IMG]
     
  2. clifford258

    clifford258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    clifford258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The black one may be a Jersey Giant, Australorp, or Orpington. Check the bottoms of its feet. If they are yellow, it's a Jersey Giant. If they are white, it could be either an Australorp or an Orpington. These two breeds are hard to tell apart usually in more hatchery-quality birds. When the two breeds are bred to the American Poultry Association Standard of Perfection, the Orpington will be rounder and fluffier than the Australorp. But, I can't tell for sure with this bird.

    The other bird looks to be a Buff Brahma or Buff Brahma mix (as the comb isn't quite right for a pure Brahma).

    Good luck at the show!
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Like Wyandottes7 mentioned, the first rooster could be several breeds. Knowing the color of the pads of his feet should help narrow the breeds down.

    The second bird looks like a hatchery quality Buff Brahma.
     

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