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My wifes son (my stepson) ordered a frypan special from cackle hatchery. The package was 100 roosters of heritage breeds and a couple of rare breeds mixed in.

http://www.cacklehatchery.com/cornishcrosspage.html#frypan

My stepson thought he was getting fast growing broilers. My wife and I went over to his house to see his chickens and maybe provide some feedback as to why they were growing so slow. He was a little disappointed to hear he bought slow growing heritage breeds instead of fast growing broilers.

My wife liked the colors of a certain brown rooster. So we traded store bought pack of chicken breast and some pork chops for the roosters.

Related thread:

http://www.survivalistboards.com/showthread.php?t=361408

I thought my wife and I were getting a brown leghorn. Not so sure what breed it is now.

The buff orpington rooster has started crowing and acting like a rooster.

The brown rooster is not crowing and not acting like a rooster. He is also acting wild. I can not get anywhere near the rooster during the daytime. If my wife or I get even 20 feet from the rooster he takes off running.

Both roosters are 5 months old in November.

There pictures were taken today. Any idea what breed he is or why he is developing much slower than the buff orpington?
 

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I think it is a Golden Laced Wyandotte. I've had Silver laced, and the roosters were nice size, but a little mean.
 

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My first thought was golden laced Wyandotte too, we have the silver lace variety and they are a bit wild too... but that makes them thrifty survivalist birds!
 
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