What gender and breed is this ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kyle emma, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. kyle emma

    kyle emma In the Brooder

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    Any idea what breed or gender ?
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  2. tj74roberts

    tj74roberts Songster

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    It's definitely a rooster (100 % sure). I'm not sure of the breed (it could be an Orpington)but it is a lavender color. Sorry I'm not much help. I'm new to chickens.
     
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  3. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Songster

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    Wait, is self blue and lavender the same thing? When I first saw this guy I thought self blue old english. It's definitely a cockerel
     
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  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Definitely a rooster - no doubt there. Where was the bird sourced from?
     
  5. Rhetts

    Rhetts Songster

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    Oh my! That is a very nice looking bird you have there!!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Rooster for sure. But, I'm not sure on the breed.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Agreed

    He's a handsome bird!
     
  8. kyle emma

    kyle emma In the Brooder

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    The egg cane from an auction so no back ground. Thanks guys
     
  9. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck

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    Lavender Orpington Roo... Beautiful boy!
    Yes, Self Blue is the technical name for Lavender...
    He's an Orp, just not as heavy/large as a standard Orp, it happens frequently in the Lavs...
     

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