What breed is this rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by smproud, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. smproud

    smproud New Egg

    Nov 7, 2013
    Meet Rusty. I found this guy when my daughter and I visited the local animal shelter to donate some cat food. The people at the shelter said someone dropped him off. They told us we could have him for free since they typically only care for dogs and cats. I didn't want a rooster because of the noise, but we were told he only crows at noon. He seemed sweet and tame, so we wound up adopting him. So far he has gotten along with our hens and hasn't crowed yet. I can't figure out the breed. He looks to be a RIR mix, but I'm not 100%.


  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Probably a hatchery quality New Hampshire. Not an RIR.
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Looks like a mix to me.
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I agree.
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Mixed breed rooster.

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