What is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cjh0907, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. cjh0907

    cjh0907 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a handful of chicks this past spring at an auction and were told they were americaunas. this was the only rooster out of the batch and only 1 of the chicks hatched actually looks like one so im starting to think i was lied to. I have a mixed flock, but like to know what i have so i can brag about them when people come over. Any ideas of what he really is?

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    Last edited: Dec 1, 2011
  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a new hampshire red?
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i really dont know the breed...what color are his legs
     
  4. cjh0907

    cjh0907 Out Of The Brooder

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    they are a dark grey i believe
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    cant be new hampshire they have yellow legs. i would say red sex link but they have yellow legs to and not dark enough for a rir (yellow legs to). i'm thinking you have more of a mixed roo of some sort
     
  6. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A red sexlink roo is white with red on the wings. He might be a sexlink x sexlink though.
     
  7. cjh0907

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    so if im looking to breed my flock and get good laying hens would this be a bad rooster to have?
     
  8. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you don't mind that they are mutts, he should be fine as long as he doesn't get aggressive.
     
  9. cjh0907

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    thanks for the input
     
  10. flyingmonkeypoop

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    He looks like a buff x blue/black orp mix to me. He would be a great flock rooster, the bigger roosters like that dont get too agressive generally
     

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