What breed is my rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by loveisinthecoop, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. loveisinthecoop

    loveisinthecoop New Egg

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  2. FFFAviaries

    FFFAviaries Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like an American Game bantam. They're a little bigger than the Old English game.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Where are you located? Where did the bird come from?

    He's got a pretty hefty look to him. That, with those dark legs, make me think maybe mixed breed.

    Is he bantam or large?
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 2 I would like to know that also - without something for scale in the picture, it's very hard to judge size
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    If he's a bantam, I think he's a Dutch with those short legs...
     
  6. FFFAviaries

    FFFAviaries Out Of The Brooder

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    Definitely not a Dutch. The Dutch have white earlobes and this also is not a traditional light brown Dutch color. I still think based on the size, probably an American Game bantam (BB Red color).
     
  7. Ray25

    Ray25 Just Hatched

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    Depending on where you are from maybe a red jungle fowl but I'm pretty sure that it is an AGB
     
  8. Ntsees

    Ntsees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a chicken that has a fair amount of the wild red junglefowl genes. If there is a breed for it, it would be a red junglefowl breed (like the ones from Cackle hatchery or Ideal Poultry) - but do not represent it for the actual species. An analogy for your bird would be a Siberian husky compared to an actual wolf. The husky looks like a wolf, but not a wolf.
     
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