What is Sparkle? Updated pics Jan 4 longer tail feathers coming in

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WriterofWords, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    We never could decide a few months ago what Sparkle is, hopefully someone might recognize him now:
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    Sparkle doing the limbo under the hanging bird bath:
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    The second shot makes him look like a game or Phoenix cross, especially the tail shape and carriage. Crossed with what, I'm not sure. And the legs, although white, may not be from a white-legged breed. My Barred Rock over Blue Ameraucana pullet has white legs like a Marans-the BR has yellow and Ameraucana has slate, so it combined strangely.
     
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  3. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't know, but he is GORGEOUS!!![​IMG] Beautiful bird!

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  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you both, he's just so gorgeous and his temperment matches, he's a lover. I'm getting rid of 4 roosters and trying to decide which ones, I just have too many. He's one of my keepers.
     
  5. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Oh he's lovely! I'd agree with SpeckledHen, possibly a phoenix cross. Something else gave him more bulk and a rosecomb.
     
  6. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Sparkle has suddenly had a bunch of tail feathers get realllllllly long compared to the others. He wouldn't cooperate for a better pic, I was chasing him with my phone lol!! Maybe we can get a better idea now? And I'll try and get a better pic of his fanny with the camera.
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  7. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe a Redcap? or a Redcap mix?

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  8. Griffox

    Griffox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no guesses...just had to say, WOW!! He's gorgeous!! [​IMG]
     
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you, he's helping build the larger pen right now,, he sits on the fence, he sits on the hammer, he sits on me,,,
     
  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    That enormous comb sure looks like the one in that Redcap picture...maybe Silver Phoenix x Redcap? (Phoenixes are a lot shorter and thinner, but they do have a similar face and bright white earlobe).
     

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