What Breed???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Simmsy 2012, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Simmsy 2012

    Simmsy 2012 New Egg

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    My son brought a baby chick home from school last May, it was the largest chick hatched and all black. This is what she looks like now at 6 months old...any idea what breed? We thought at first a Barred Rock or Plymoth Rock but she seems alot lighter in color. Any ideas?
     
  2. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe a barred rock mix. Im not sure though
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Not any breed. Sometimes, with these mixes, one is never entirely sure what the make up is. Some barring is shown, but the Barred Rock isn't the only barred bird. Whatever else may be in it will likely never be known. Sorry.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    that looks like a bsl roo
     
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  5. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are you sure it is a she? Looks like a Black Sex-link cockerel.
     
  6. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    OP said the bird was 6 months now... I think it'd be crowing.... but it sure does look like some saddle and hackle feathers going on there... Maybe its androgynous.
     
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  7. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black SL roo, you can see hackle feathers (they look like he's wearing a spikey collar). Some roos are just slow to mature.
     
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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Mixed breed rooster. Some guys are just slower to crow, but those feathers tell the tail........er, tale!
     
  9. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Dont they though! I have two faverolle boys who have just hit the rotten teen years, and they've yet to crow! They're doing everything else, not crowing! AND no, it isn't cuz they are low totem roos. They're free range and the only ones they fight with are each other. The head roo doesn't even bother with them. Maybe I got lucky, and they won't crow!
     
  10. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    very unique, almost looks cuckoo.
     

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