What breed of roo is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sunwren, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Sunwren

    Sunwren In the Brooder

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    This boy belongs to a friend and I'm curious what breed he is.

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    Thanks!
     
  2. khatar

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    I can't really tell, very interesting comb, did you ask the owner if he knows the breed?
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    He looks like a mix. Cute bantam rooster. [​IMG]
     
  4. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Songster

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    He is definitely a mix. I would venture a guess that he is Sultan crossed with Leghorn. If he were purebred Sultan, his comb would be a V comb; his leg feathering would be heavier; his beard, muffs, and crest would be fuller; his vulture hocks would be more pronounced; and the skin on his legs would be a blue/grey. The yellow legs, large single comb feature, and white ears I think come from a Leghorn. 'Course I could be way off here but that's my guess. [​IMG]
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree on a mix, looks like he has 5 toes also. Maybe a crevecoeur/dorking cross?
     
  6. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    Quote:Wow, my first thought was Crevecoeur too! I think the other half might be silkie though. That's the only thing I can think of that explains the 5 toes you noticed, and the feathering on the legs. Granted I'm not an expert on either of those breeds [​IMG]
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Good point on the feathered shanks. I change my guess to Sultan cross.
     
  8. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:Agree on Sultan cross.
     
  9. Baymule

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    What a Kingly bird. Do I hear Chick-Fil-A calling??? Kick the spotted cows to the curb, I think we have a new spokes-chicken!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Yups, that's a Sultan cross.
     

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