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What is this rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lilshadow, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked this guy up today from a lady down the street. I am not sure what he is though. Any help would be great. I am guessing that he is an EE, but not sure.
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  2. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lot of Araucana in that one. Araucanas are rumpless. Ameraucanas have tails. EE's are a broad mix.
     
  3. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could be a mix of ee and araucana?
     
  4. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought EE and arauana mix to but i dont know im going to watch and see what other people have to say
     
  5. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If he is truly rumpless, an Arauana/EE mix would be my best guess. I've had some accidental crosses between Araucanas & EE's and they often have some combination of traits from each parent (rumpless & bearded being one of them).

    Check his rump area -- does he have smooth saddle feathers flowing over the rump, or is is all roughed-up back there, like maybe he had a tail that was picked out?
     
  6. purplepoen

    purplepoen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, he's really pretty! I agree, aracuna. (with EE)
     
  7. Gercarson

    Gercarson Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought Araucanas & EE's were the same.
     
  8. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, totally different. They actually look nothing alike (though most people have never seen a purebred Araucana).
     

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