What breed was my roo (pic)?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by angeldoxie1, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. angeldoxie1

    angeldoxie1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sorry I don't have a better pic of him. He was killed by a dog we used to have (now in the pound). This was when he was a little younger then when he died, and I thought he was
    a brahma. But he wasn't big or fattish looking, and he had a single comb. Plus he had very little feathering on his legs. Unlike the feathered shanks and feet on brahmas that I've seen.
    Is he a mix of something? He does look like a Delaware a little.. But as far as I know, Delawares don't have feathered legs.

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    This is him when he was a chick.

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    And him eating with the girls.

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  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    A Columbian Plymouth Rock..

    Chris
     
  3. chickenboy21

    chickenboy21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats what i was thinking, but that still doesnt explain the feathers on the feet... it has to be a cross of some sort
     
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  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:thats what i was thinking, but that still doesnt explain the feathers on the feet... it has to be a cross of some sort

    I see the feathered feet part now.. [​IMG] I jumped the gun...

    With the Feathered feet and single comb I would have to say a Columbian pattern Cochin. Or at least a Cochin cross...

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  5. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    A Cochin would be more heavily feathered on it's legs than a Brahma. If it's legs were sparsely feathered I'd assume a cross of some sort.
     
  6. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would say Sussex X, but they are are rare in the US, not like here.
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Any chance you got him from Murray McMurray? . . . I've got a "purebred Brahma" from them who has a single comb and feathered shanks like him, pretty sure she's a Sussex or Columbian Rock cross. [​IMG]

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  8. angeldoxie1

    angeldoxie1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:he had feathers on the legs like that pic... but no we got him from a livestock auction along with the other girls. he didnt have tail feathers like that though. and there was some yellow or tannish color in his feathers.
     

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