What cross breed rooster do i have?

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  1. Pedro94z

    Pedro94z New Egg

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    Hi Guys
    i have my crossbreed rooster named Gustavo, i was just wondering if anyone new what breeds he could have in him.
    Also if its good to breed him with my purebred hens?
    He is very colorful and looks like he has some speckled Sussex in him but i can see hes got another breed as well and would like to know if anyone would know what it could be.

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    Last edited: Feb 14, 2016
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Your rooster definitely has Speckled Sussex in him and with that funky comb also looks to have some type of rose comb breed in him; perhaps Hamburg given his slender build. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    He certainly is a very colorful rooster. Welcome to the Backyard chickens flock.
     
  4. Pedro94z

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    Thank you for your replies, i will definitely look into what he might hace but in terms of breeding does it matter that he is a crossbreed?
     
  5. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Gustavo certainly is a handsome guy. I don't see any problem with using him for breeding for non-breed specific chicks. Some of the little 'barnyard mutt' birds I've seen are some of the prettiest.

    Thanks for sharing a photo of him!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You won't be able to predict the appearance or laying ability of the offspring, but other than that, there's no problem at all breeding a crossbreed.
     
  8. doc637

    doc637 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Pedro,
    Welcome to BYC! I don't know what he is, but I know he is very pretty.
     
  9. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Pedro and welcome to our community. No clue what breeds he has in him, but he's a handsome fella!

    All the best
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  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Lovely rooster!
     

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