What kind of rooster?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by dbolman, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. dbolman

    dbolman Out Of The Brooder

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    After seeing the difference between hatchery chickens and show chickens I am thinking of starting over..I would like to get a big, colorful (very big) docile rooster (as docile as they can be) I think I saw a ppicture of a samon favorelle Rooster that was full of color and big. What other breeds do you suggest? No BO's, BR, or SLW. Thanks for your input and pictures would be even better! [​IMG]

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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    EE roos can be quite big and beautiful. This was my Oreo when we had EEs.

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  4. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    I love my Brahmas - they are such teddy bears!

    Here's Rocky - he's 10 months old and huge.
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    Gadget and Gizmo - Partridge Brahmas. They are only 4 months old and are already bigger than most of my hens!
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  5. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

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    This is Sunny- proving every day that there is nothing wrong with mutts!

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  6. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Are you wanting show birds or exhibition fowl?

    My suggestions:
    Speckled Sussex
    Russian Orloff

    Langshans aren't overly colorful...but I LOVE their personalities, temperaments and egg-laying abilities! [​IMG] And that they go broody every chance they can get...grrr...

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  9. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are langshans as tall as they appear in photos? Beautiful birds, btw!

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  10. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    That they would be! [​IMG]

    Here are some comparison photos:
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    The golden one was a largefowl Buttercup.

    Langshan chick next to a silkie chick:
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    My Dad is 6'4":
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    Clyde has gotten even larger and his blue son is even taller than Clyde was at the same age.


    Thank you! [​IMG]
     

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