What breed of rooster is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NHchicks, May 20, 2010.

  1. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    He looks like a NH red in color, but his tail is white?

  2. Miss Red

    Miss Red Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    Trinity, Texas
    I have no idea but he's beautiful!
  3. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    I'm not sure either [​IMG] Could be a cross between NH, or RIR with something else [​IMG]

  4. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    He doesn't have a single comb, does he? Hard to tell from this distance and my eyes not cooperating.
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Looks like a NHR X RSL [​IMG] Or ... it might have some Wyandotte in there somewhere to explain the Rose Comb.
    Last edited: May 21, 2010
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
    Quote:Looks like a Pea Comb don't it?

  7. Backyard_Chicken_rancher

    Backyard_Chicken_rancher Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks like a NHR but with that white tail I would say he has something else as well the question is what though we need closer pics one of the comb side and back and tail if you can get all that.
  8. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    I didn't know the comb was so important. I'll look tomorrow and get a closer pic of him. I don't even know.

    Thanx for helping, all! I love this guy - he's very sweet to the hens and non-aggressive towards us. He does crow a lot tho. He also has a beautiful head of long, red, flowing hair. [​IMG]
  9. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Looks like a single comb to me. I noticed that the hen has a blue tail, so if they're related, I'd assume that he would be carrying 2 blue genes, which is where the white (splash) tail comes from.
  10. lotzahenz

    lotzahenz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    Love your rock garden, and I keep thinkin I've seen a pic like him somewhere, no idea where though. He is NICE!

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