What breed? Or breeds? Is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by silkielover88, Sep 21, 2015.

  1. silkielover88

    silkielover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got this sweet tempered boy with a bunch of hens we bought. It was a mixed flock so all the breeds are different. The people we got them from knew the breeding of the hens, but the rooster was given to them. My boyfriend thought he was a Rhode Island Red, but I don't think he is....we've had those before and the temperament and looks are completely different! Any ideas?[​IMG]

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    Last edited: Sep 21, 2015
  2. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is probably an Easter Egger or Easter Egger cross.
     
  3. silkielover88

    silkielover88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I was thinking. RIR with EE? Obe if his male offspring looks just like him but has the fluffy cheeks. I think he was from this rooster and my EE hen.....
     
  4. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He very well could be a Rhode Island Red Easter Egger cross. :)
     
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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed
     

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