What breed is my rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Prestonsloan12, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. Prestonsloan12

    Prestonsloan12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I[​IMG]

    just got this rooster for free and I have no idea what breed he is I like him though. He is super nice!
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To me, it looks like a Black Sumatra
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like an australorp. Is he solid black, or kind of blue-grey? It's hard to tell from the pic. He's sure a nice big boy!
     
  4. Prestonsloan12

    Prestonsloan12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is black! His tail feathers and wing feathers are kindof shiny and green and blueish... thats the best way I can explain it!
     
  5. Flat Rock farm

    Flat Rock farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a black Australorp to me, Sumatra's have a small pea comb and long tail feathers and are a more slender birds. This fellow is a good size, maybe even an Orpington.

    Very handsome fellow!!
     
  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    He's an Australorp. Can't imagine how anyone who's ever seen a Sumatra could think he's a Sumatra. Other than being black he shares no characteristics with Sumatras.
     
  7. Prestonsloan12

    Prestonsloan12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so you think he is deffinatly a Australorp? sweet! i was thinking he might have been a mix breed!
     
  8. Lots A Cluckin

    Lots A Cluckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes he look like an Australorp or maybe since he is so big looking maybe he is a black jersey giant but look at the bottom of his feet that will tell you for sure

    Yellow underfoot = Jersey Giant
    White Underfoot = Black Australorp
     
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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    That is a Black Orpington I'm sure!
     
  10. Prestonsloan12

    Prestonsloan12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He has white under feet.
     

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