What breed is my roo?

roo530

Hatching
Jan 8, 2016
9
0
7
400

I bought him as a chick from the fleamarket...
 

beetandsteet

Songster
Aug 21, 2015
847
109
151
Texas!
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Welcome! We're glad you're here!
Your boy is a Rhode Island Red, probably a production red strain cockerel (production reds are lighter in color than true rhode island reds.)
 

Michael OShay

Crowing
5 Years
May 14, 2014
25,581
2,437
438
Montana
Porduction Red, and X2 on beetandsteet; Production Reds or hatchery quality RIRs are sometimes aggressive (more so than with heritage RIRs from a reputable breeder).
 
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Egghead_Jr

Crowing
10 Years
Oct 16, 2010
7,482
3,547
436
NEK, VT
Is it crowing?

I'm actually not seeing much in the way of cockerel...No saddle, comb is red but short, not really pointed hackle feathers. I'd not bat an eye if this thing laid an egg tomorrow.

Not to mention look how small it is. Not at all cockerel size.
 
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