What breed could this be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by barefootdrifter, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. barefootdrifter

    barefootdrifter Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered a number of hens from a hatchery and sometimes they throw in a random extra bird. I can't figure out what breed this one might be. It has barred or cuckoo type feathers, single comb, white featherless legs, but it has some longer feathers on its head like its crested. I'm stumped.
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  2. chickenchichi

    chickenchichi Out Of The Brooder

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    It looks like a cream legbar cockerel to me!
     
  3. Chicken Bff

    Chicken Bff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whatever it is it's a roo.
     
  4. barefootdrifter

    barefootdrifter Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe, but according to the hatchery website they don't breed cream legbars.
     
  5. chickenchichi

    chickenchichi Out Of The Brooder

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    Hmm.....if that's the case then I'm stumped
     
  6. chickenchichi

    chickenchichi Out Of The Brooder

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    For reference, here's my 3 1/2 month cream legbar cockerel. They look very similar!
     
  7. barefootdrifter

    barefootdrifter Out Of The Brooder

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    They do, I completely agree
     
  8. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cream legbar rooster,
    I can't see clearly from the photo but,
    Are his legs yellow?
     
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  9. barefootdrifter

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    They're more white I think, it's hard to say because the chicks are all so skittish they run around and hide when I go outside to check on them. I only noticed that it was different from all the rest a couple of days ago, and they're 6 weeks old
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I thought cream legbar cockerel also but, his legs are white. Do they change color as the bird matures? He's a cutie.
     

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