what type of chicken is this

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chicken man 10, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. Chicken man 10

    Chicken man 10 In the Brooder

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  2. hammytammy

    hammytammy Chirping

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    i think it is a black tail buff marans rooster, hes real pretty!
     
  3. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chirping

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    Looks like a New Hampshire Red.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    New Hampshire Red. Pretty rooster!

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    Edited: I just looked again, and I don't think he's a New Hampshire anymore. The leg color is wrong. He's probably a Production Red or other mix.
     
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I would think New Hampshire Red, but they are supposed to have yellow legs. He appears to have white legs. He may just be a mix of some sort.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I agree with mixed breed. His leg color is wrong for a New Hampshire Red.
     
  7. matt44644

    matt44644 Songster

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    Buff-Hampshire?
     
  8. StephensonC

    StephensonC Songster

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    I'm thinking Production Red. I have one very similar to him. Very pretty!
     
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  9. Toddrick

    Toddrick Songster

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    My production Red has mahoganny hackles, and yellow feet. I believe most production Red roosters much like heritage RIR--at least mine does--but the hens are lighter colored, usually. Instead, to me it looks like some of the Red X Buff Orpington hybrids I've been studying (because I'm about to hatch some). However, it could be some other breed that looks similar for all I know.

    Example, RIR x BO photos:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...-of-these-buff-orpington-crosses#post_5115781

    [Note the buff hackles, short neck, fat breast, and white feet in the second picture. None of these are RIR traits.]
     
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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I was also thinking red x buff Orpington. The explains the orange color with black tail, the more rounded shape, and he white/pink legs.
     

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