What is he...?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Janie, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. Janie

    Janie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all, please can anyone tell me what breed 'Handsome Harry' is most likely to be?

    We were given him a couple of months ago and he was black all over, since then his collar has turned red and his tail has blue and green running through it. He has rather fluffy feet [​IMG]

    These photos were taken about a month ago - I will endeavour to get more up to date photos tomorrow.

    Here his gold collar is starting to come out...
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    And a close up!
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    Last edited: Jul 29, 2008
  2. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm terrible at this but he reminds me of a black copper maran and at the same time the feathered feet suggest some kind of cochin...... see? terrible
     
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks EXACTLY like on of my copper black marans cockerels! Did you come steal him?? [​IMG]
     
  4. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so I take it marans should have the fuzzfoot eh?
     
  5. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, French marans can have feathered shanks but some are clean legged.
     
  6. Janie

    Janie Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Ha ha, not sure customs would have let me through with him![​IMG]

    Will be interesting to see what you think when I get a more up to date photo of him.

    From looking at photos in books I assumed he was some kind of cochin as he is quite 'puffy' and 'fluffy' now and the marans cockerals look more sleek??

    Doh, I wish I'd thought to take photos today!
     
  7. Janie

    Janie Out Of The Brooder

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    As promised these are more up to date shots of him...
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