What breed is this rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AZAnne, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. AZAnne

    AZAnne Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone know what breed this rooster is? He came from Ideal poultry.

    Thanks,
    Anne

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  2. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a Buff Orpington to me.
     
  3. AZAnne

    AZAnne Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought Buff Orpingtons have yellow legs, he has white legs...

    Anne
     
  4. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    No they have white/pink legs.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Looks like a mix. Buff Rock?
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a bo
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Keep in mind when you have hatchery birds they are not bred to the standard of perfection, more like the standard of close enough and lay a lot of eggs. Hatchery birds often have wrong leg colors, occasionally combs are funky, and coloration can be all over the place. I'm pretty sure the white tail feathers would disqualify this roo, and the darker shading of the tail would keep him from the breeding pen for a serious breeder, but I'll bet he's "purebred" from the hatchery, buff orpington.
     
  8. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep. Looks like a buff orpington to me too. Mine all have white legs.
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    So true [​IMG]


    He's an Orpington and is actually not horrible for one, honestly his main serious fault that I'm surprised no-one mentioned are his white earlobes.
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hatchery quality buff orpington. Actually his earlobes are red it's his ear feathering that is a lighter buff.
     
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