What kind of roo am I? I was an extra

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by babsbag, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. babsbag

    babsbag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got this great beautiful rooster from a friend. She got him as an extra exoctic from McMurray. Can anyone tell me what he is?

    Seabright, Old English Game, ?

    He is a little bigger than my banties, but not as big as my LF Columbian Wyandottes.

    Also, if you know what he is can you tell me what color variety he is?
    Thanks.

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  2. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

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    I believe he's a Silver Spangled Hamburg. He's purty! [​IMG]
     
  3. MikasGirl

    MikasGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Edited: To remove my embarrassment
     
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  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Silver Spangled Hamburg! Marvelous!
     
  5. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
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    Seabrights have black around the edge of the feather, not at the tip like a Hamburg.
     
  6. MikasGirl

    MikasGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whoops, I change my mind. I have to agree with TaLani, that is DEFINITELY a Silver Spangled Hamburg! He is gorgeous! [​IMG]
     
  7. babsbag

    babsbag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is very pretty, and mild mannered. My baby chickie roosters chase him and I have to intervene. No mean birdies allowed here. My older hens protect him [​IMG]

    He has very long legs, and slicked down feathers at the top of his legs so he looks like he is wearing pants. Hence the name Mr. Fancy Pants.

    He has the right comb for a Hamburg, and a very long tail. But the comb also looks right for a seabright. But aren't seabrights only bantam size? He is bigger than my banties. I don't think he has a seabright tail, at least not from the pictures I have seen.
     
  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Not a Silver Sebright. Tail is all wrong. And Sebrights are true bantams, without any large fowl versions. The feather coloring is more splashy than a Sebright's penciling or whatever the pattern is called.

    REALLY Handsome fella, though!
     
  9. babsbag

    babsbag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping that he does well here, but I don't have a like kind lady friend for him. The one BIG thing he has going for him is that he was vaccinated for Marek's at the hatchery and lived in a Marek's free environment for the first 5 months or so. Since I have Marek's in my flock I hope his vaccine holds (I may do another one in a few months). He may be the only chicken I have left when this disease is done running its course. [​IMG]

    But I must say, he is gorgeous and I feel very lucky to have him.
     

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