What IS this?!?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by allhisblessings, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. allhisblessings

    allhisblessings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just stopped in the feed store and saw this...I'm not even sure it's a chicken! They asked me if i wanted it, that it was dropped off by someone not wanting it, and it was a male, crowing. Anyone know what it is and if i should take it?

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  2. KrazyChromatics

    KrazyChromatics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    araucana (SP?) ? *shrug* im not sure whatelse wouldnt have a tail and a rose comb.... if your in to it take it i guess lol
     
  3. auburn

    auburn Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't really think that looks like a male. The people who dropped it off did know that hens can crow if there's no rooster around, right? Any idea how old it is, and if it should be laying if it was female? I could still be wrong, and it could be a boy.

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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a chicken, and it's male. You can see hackle and saddle feathers. It's just a rumples mixed breed.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a mixed-breed rooster.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a rumpless mixed breed rooster. He probably has some Araucana or Manx Rumpy ancestry.
     
  7. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    Probably just a rumpless easter egger. I dont think it looks like a purebred araucana. Leg color dosent look right and im not sure what colors they come in.
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    Zoomed in on the pic. It isnt a purebred araucana. It dosent even have a pea comb
     
  9. allhisblessings

    allhisblessings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting! So nope, I'm not taking him. I got enough roosters as it is! Lol! Thanks for the info! I love to learn about chicken breeds :)
     

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