What is my breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jomcpherson92, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. jomcpherson92

    jomcpherson92 New Egg

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    This is one of my two chooks I own, they're roughly 2 months old. The other is white, but I don't know their breed. They're fairly large, this chooks foot is almost as big as the palm of my hand. They were given to me as 'giant chicken's' I was also wondering how can I tell gender? This one has a larger comb than the other one. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. jomcpherson92

    jomcpherson92 New Egg

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    this is how big it's foot is.
     
  3. jomcpherson92

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    Here's the other chook, not nearly as big as the first one.

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    I have a feeling the bigger one is a male.
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Never seen anything like them, they look like meat bird hybrids, and I think you're right that the first one is male (bigger body, bigger comb). I can't see their feathers too well, but roosters will develop pointed feathers on their necks and just before their tail called hackle and saddle feathers.
     
  5. jomcpherson92

    jomcpherson92 New Egg

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    I was thinking they were meat chickens because of their size. I've never had chickens this big, I'm use to Australorps, Leghorns, Wyandottes and some small hybrids.
     
  6. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are meat birds one male one female. I am not sure of the cross they used to get them, but they are very similar to CornishXRock birds, but have something with barred feather pattern in the mix.
     

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