What is my new roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by schmije, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. schmije

    schmije Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got this guy a few days ago, and I'm wondering what everybody thinks he is. My guess is RIR. Also, I'd like to know what you think about his comb. It has no points on it. Is this natural, or has it been damaged?

    The picture isn't the best, but hopefully you can see what you need to.
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  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I think that's a rosecomb RIR.
     
  3. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Chillin' With My Peeps

    hard to really tell about the comb... maybe it was dubbed? but I would guess RIR as well
     
  4. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    It is kinda hard to tell what kind of comb it is. Can you get a closer shot? If it is a pea comb, he could be a Buckeye. But, to me, the comb looks like a rosecomb from that distance. [​IMG]
     
  5. schmije

    schmije Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can try to get a better picture tonight. I'm not familiar with Buckeyes, but I looked them up, and they're very similar to him. I can't really see the difference between the Buckeyes and Rhode Island Red. How can you tell?
     
  6. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are his legs yellow? He looks mighty light colored for a RIR.
     
  7. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a dubbed RIR male.
     
  8. schmije

    schmije Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a better picture of his comb today. Does it look like a dubbed single comb or a rose comb? He is lighter than our two RIR hens, but only a little bit. His tail is black with a green sheen.

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  9. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    That looks dubbed to me, but I am far from an expert on that! Definitely not a buckeye with that comb. I am gonna guess that its a dubbed RIR.
     
  10. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I agree on Rose comb RIR, but it looks to be hatchery quality or majorly sun-bleached.
     

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