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what's my roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hannahshatchery, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. hannahshatchery

    hannahshatchery Out Of The Brooder

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    This guy is 9 weeks old. I have discounted every word I was told about my flock when I bought them because I don't have anything she said I did!

    Any ideas? He is smaller than most of my others, which include SLW and probable RIRs.

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  2. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    He resembles a Wyandotte, but I don't recognize the color.. What color(s) are in his plumage?
     
  3. hannahshatchery

    hannahshatchery Out Of The Brooder

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    he's really just got browns, that white and some black in there, nothing else yet. i can maybe try to get some better pictures of him. he's very skittish and loves to be up on the roosting bar. i have two SLW's and he's noticeably smaller than them.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    It's hard to see in the photo clearly, but is it a straight comb? If so, it is definitely not a Wyandotte because both the color and comb would be wrong.

    He looks like he could be a hybrid (mutt).
    Lady of McCamley
     
  5. hannahshatchery

    hannahshatchery Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's a pic of the back of his comb and his neck

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  6. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:He doesn't have a single comb if that's what you mean. I'm almost positive he had a rose comb.
     
  7. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:From this picture he looks like a Partridge Wyandotte. About his size though, could it be possible that you got a bantam?
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks like a hatchery-quality Partridge Wyandotte.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep.....from that photo that's a rose comb and likely a Partridge Wyandotte as there is some patterning in the brown showing. And, agree with others, if he's a lot smaller he could be a banty.
    Lady of McCamley
     

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