What breed is my Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CrockpotsMama, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. CrockpotsMama

    CrockpotsMama In the Brooder

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    I am not sure of the breed of my rooster. Would he be a Balck Jersey Giant or a Black Australorp? I have been told about the feet, but I have also been told that some giants do not have the yellow on their feet if coming from a hatchery??? He is almost 2 1/2 feet tall from top of comb if this helps and he is mama's gentle baby boy;)


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  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    He looks like an australorp to me, but he's got that red undertone. I dunno.
     
  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    Given his size, I would have to lean towards Jersey Giant.
     
  4. lady feathers

    lady feathers Chirping

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    If the whote chicken in the run is full-size He's got to be a giant, beautiful!
     
  5. CrockpotsMama

    CrockpotsMama In the Brooder

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    Thank you all for your reply. I posted the picture of him next to the others to compare. I thought it might help. They are all 1 year old this spring. And I am concerned he is too big for them. Does anyone have experience with this?
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Giving his tail angle and somewhat his body type (even thou he doesn't have feathered shanks) I would say a hatchery type Langshan or at least a Langshan cross.

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  7. CrockpotsMama

    CrockpotsMama In the Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks, I didn't even think of that one. It just might be.
     
  8. bethandjoeync

    bethandjoeync Songster

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    black jersy giant. he is huge!!
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    So, would ya care to tell us the color of his soles? [​IMG]
     
  10. CrockpotsMama

    CrockpotsMama In the Brooder

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    Quote:Well, I will know for postive after this weekend. I will be trimming his nails and spurs for the first time. They look black, maybe even dark purple, but no pink from when he walks. I do not see any yellow, either. But I will be able to see it all better soon and I will be happy to let you know. Hopefully, I can get a good weight on him since he will be 1 year this month. [​IMG]
     

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