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What breed of rooster is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AlineD, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. AlineD

    AlineD Chirping

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    Probably a "mutt," but I'm thinking maybe Welsummer? But it has more of a pea comb....

    Any other thoughts?
     
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    I'm gonna go with Olive Egger on this one - pea comb and beard indicate Easter Egger or Ameraucana ancestry, yellow legs and BBR coloration have me thinking he may indeed be some sort of Welsummer-based Olive Egger.
     
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  3. AlineD

    AlineD Chirping

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    Yes, I see what you mean-- I noticed the pea comb, but wasn't paying attention to the beard. Cool. Thanks!
     
  4. AlineD

    AlineD Chirping

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    He's pretty, skittish, but not aggressive at all so far. He barely crows, and I haven't seen him try to mount a hen yet. He's about 6 months old, but no real spurs yet. He's our first rooster and I'm not sure what to expect. I don't know what is typical for a rooster, but he seems to be a late bloomer. Or is that typical for a rooster?
     
  5. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Songster

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    Don't worry that is normal. My rooster is a little bit older and only found his voice a couple of weeks ago and is only fertilising one hen at the moment... I'm sure he is fine! Good luck
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha
     

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