Originally Posted by A Merritt
Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome. I had my breed wrong. They are Gold Stars. (What a rookie) :)
Actually you didn't have the breed wrong as Red Sex Links are actually hybrids and not a breed; you were just using a different label. :o) Gold Star is another of a number of labels under which some hatcheries market their Red Sex Links which are produced by crossing red gene roosters with silver gene hens. Other labels under which RSLs are marketed include Red Star, Golden Comet, Cinnamon Queen, Gold Sex Link. Brown Sex Link, Isa Brown, Golden Buff, Red Shaver, Brown Shaver, Warrens, etc., but no matter which label they are marketed under, Red Sex Links are egg laying machines, consistently churning out more than 300 large brown eggs per hen per year.