What breed is my rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Castaneda530, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. Castaneda530

    Castaneda530 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]. I got this guy when he was about a week old at flea market ...can anyone tell what breed he is?
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Mixed breed. He looks to have a pea comb, so he may have Easter egger genes.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Mixed breed cockerel; probably an Easter Egger (if he carries the blue egg gene).
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Easter egger
     
  5. New Chick 13

    New Chick 13 New Egg

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    Can anyone tell me if this guy is Ameraucana or Easter Egger?
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Does he have white skin? If so, he could be an Ameraucana, but he's very poorly colored and shouldn't be used for breeding true bred birds. That gold leakage is a major fault color-wise. For breeding a backyard flock, he'd be fine.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  8. New Chick 13

    New Chick 13 New Egg

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    Thanks for the advice :)
     
  9. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     
  10. Castaneda530

    Castaneda530 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some close-up photos of him
     

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