what is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by augiedranch, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    4 months old. what is his color called, and his breed? thanks in advance! [​IMG]

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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Have no idea what he is except BEAUTIFUL, so are the other two in photos
     
  3. dan26552

    dan26552 Flock Master

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    I agree. Perhaps splash???
     
  4. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awe thank you. that's so kind. his name is Mation :)
     
  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

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    Absolutely stunning chickens. Cockerel looks like a Splash Dutch bantam to me, the hens are beautiful D'uccles - porcelain and mille fleur.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

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  7. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you. that's very kind. and that's awesome, I'll look up dutch bantam:)
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Splash Rosecomb Bantam to me. With incorrect comb of course, common in hatchery birds. The big, white, round earlobe is what set me on the Rosecomb path immediately. With a little digging I found some pictures of Splash Rosecomb roosters that look identical with exception of the comb. The earlobe is to large for a game bantam. Did he come from a hatchery?
     
  9. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal True BYC Addict

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    That does look like a very likely match. Minus the comb, he looks more like a Rosecomb. Very pretty rooster whatever he is.
     
  10. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you're right, does look like a Splash rosecomb with wrong comb. he came from a local breeder who had full blood chicks of all different bantams in a bin sold as straight runs that didn't make the show quality cut.
    I'll message her to see if she breeds rosecombs.
     

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