What breeds are my new hen and roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ezio, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. Ezio

    Ezio In the Brooder

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    These two were sitting in cages at a local feed store.

    First is Sir Galahad. He was in a cage along with several pure white hens.
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    Lady Guinevere, she was in with the a bunch of what I first thought were RIR. She is shy, so getting pics wasn't easy. Two distinguishing characteristics she has is a really long neck and "fuzz" near her ears.
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They're both mixed breed roosters. And yes, I'm sure the red one is a rooster. See the long, pointy feathers on the neck and in front of the tail, just like the other birds? those are hackle and saddle feathers and only males have them so long and showy. Sorry.
     
  3. Mixed breed as in Easter Eggers. And I would love to take the red one off of your hands if you need to rehome him.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    You have two roosters. They looks like Easter Eggers, or Easter Egger mixes.
     

  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Both are Easter Egger roosters.
     
  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Crowing

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    I agree that both are mixed breed roos, but I don't think Galahad is an EE. Wrong comb, no beard.
     

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