What breed of chickens are these? Game bantams and RIR maybe?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sceggs, May 22, 2012.

  1. sceggs

    sceggs In the Brooder

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    Hello, I'm hoping y'all can help me ID these chickens. I'm new to chickens and don't konw very many breeds yet. When we got our chicks (3 BO and 3 RIR) I wanted to get a RIR rooster also but couldn't find one. My wife's grandmother told me we could have her chickens. She has 4 chickens that basically live wild. They forage for food and roost in trees. I've been feeding them for about a month or so. They now visit us daily and will let me get within about a foot or two of them, but I still can't touch them. There is a big rooster, two small roosters, and a small hen. I think the big rooster is a RIR, and I think the small hen and small rosters may be some kind game bantams. What do y'all think?

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    Small Rooster #1:
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    Small Rooster #2:
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    is the first roo got black in hie chest and legs?? the hen looks game dont know enough on games to say on banty roos
     
  3. sceggs

    sceggs In the Brooder

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    He has some dark spots on him. When the sun hits him good he is shiny red and the tail feathers have a green tint to them, almost grenish black. Here's another pic of the big one.

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    Another pic. The big rooster is the one in the center.
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  4. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    They all look game mix to me
     
  5. sceggs

    sceggs In the Brooder

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    any specific game breed or are you thinking game mutts (for lack of a better term)?
     
  6. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    I dont know about breed but that rooster is one of the most gorgous and dignafied and roosterly rooster I have laid eyes on in a very long time[​IMG] Your a lucky chicken lover
     
  7. sceggs

    sceggs In the Brooder

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    Thanks. I agree, they sure are some pretty roosters. Amazingly they all get along. I think the only reason they do get along is because they are free ranging. I don't think they could ever be cooped up together. I love hear them crow and watch them strut around. Once in a while the big rooster will chase the small roosters across the yard. He was bad about that when i first started feeding them. I think he's figured out there's enough food for everyone and called down now.
     

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