What Breed Is This Rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Crazy for Chickens!, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got this rooster from a friend, and she said it was a bantam. I haven't ever really thought it was a bantam, he was just too big. I researched it, and i found that he looks like a jungle fowl. Those are standard size hens in the backgrounds. Any input would be nice!
    Thanks!
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    He looks like a mix to me, of exactly what, I couldn't say for sure. Some folks believe that "bantam" is the breed, I've found. They don't realize that a bantam is just a miniature chicken.
     
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  3. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He has lightweight continental blood, probably some Campine in him. That is why he is smaller, but he is certainly not a bantam.
     
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  4. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you guys! He is an awesome rooster! He isn't scared of you, but he's not aggressive. If i ever get into breeding, i think it would be good to pass on his traits.
     

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