What breed of chicken is this??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by nuts4hotwheels, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. nuts4hotwheels

    nuts4hotwheels Songster

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    I found this chicken at work, but don't know what breed it is. I think that it is a game chicken. I have been feeding and was thinking about bringing it home, but I am concerned with it getting along with my other 5 1/2 week old chickens and my kids. Sorry about the pic quality, they were taken with my phone.

    Questions:

    1.) What breed is it?

    2.) Cock or Hen?

    3.) Will it do okay with my other chickens (5 1/2 weeks old)?

    4.) Will it be okay with my kids (2, 4 & 7 years old)?
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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    Can't tell for sure, but it looks like it has a pea comb, which would make me think it's an EE/Game mix of some type. It is definitely a rooster. Only a trial period will tell for sure how it will act with your other chickens and kids. You should quarantine him for a month before introducing him to your other chickens so he doesn't give them any diseases. He looks like he may have a case of fowl pox (transmitted by mosquitoes and will heal on its own) or just got beat up pretty good.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    I agree with KellyHM. I was thinking EE/game mix rooster. He looks like he's young with the short spurs and looks like a mean rascal too, never can tell though lol. Definitely has a bad case of fowl pox. I wouldnt bring him home at all, no telling what else he might have. Think bio-security.
     
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  4. nuts4hotwheels

    nuts4hotwheels Songster

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    I live in the city limits and can not have a rooster due to noise ordinances, so I couldn't bring him home anyway. I will try to find a good home for him, elsewhere. Thanks for the information.
     
  5. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Songster

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    Looks to me like an Aseel rooster. If it is, be careful with putting him with other roos. They are fighting games, and will fight till the death.
     
  6. gmendoza

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    First of all its a roo because of the cape and saddle feathers.Only roos have them.Your roo has spurs and the comb is a pea comb .Its a young fighting roo.I wouldn't put him with any others in your flock.He will kill 'em.I live in SC and its a class D misdemeanor to have a cock fight.It will cost you a whopping 50 dollars. It is an Asil Rooster.[​IMG]
     

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