What breed is my roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by acfarf, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. acfarf

    acfarf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]We originally bought our roo from TSC a few years ago. He was in a bin marked black austrolorps. He has a beautiful green sheen to his feathers with a golden/wheat color back. Any ideas? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hes gorgeous ... but .. idk what he is .. maybe accidently a mix ? he half way looks australorp .. but .. the he has that barring on his back .. .. [​IMG] pretty pretty boy though ..
     
  3. MissCluckCluck

    MissCluckCluck Out Of The Brooder

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    Whatever he is, he's beautiful! I love the colouring- he would have some nice offspring [​IMG]
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Funny this is the second time someone came up with a leaky weird mutt looking rooster who was sold to them as a Black Australorp.


    I think TSC's source hatchery is going through a bit of an oops with their Australorps.
     
  5. acfarf

    acfarf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. We think he is beautiful too and a wonderful roo for all of his "girls" although he has quite the temper on him! We recently decided to add a few more chickens to the coop(like anyone can ever stop adding!). We have a Silkie who went broody and decided to let her lay on a few eggs. I am not 100% certain but I tried to choose some eggs from our leghorns hoping that that would show the of his characteristics. I didn't want to overshadow his colors with our RIRs or Barred Rocks. They are set to start hatching at the end of the week. I will post pics.
     
  6. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, if you are using white leghorns you will get white chicks. They are dominant white and overshadow pretty much anything. Do give the other ladies a try for the next hatch [​IMG]
     

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