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When we first got her I was told she was a Golden Orpington. Being new to chickens I had no idea that she was so not that.
Any ideas of what she is mixed with to get this coloring. And is she a she? About 15-17 weeks.




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Amber

 

1 Easter Egger (Buttercup), 1 Orpington ( Sunlight), 1 Wyandotte (Dottie), 1 ISA Brown? (Joy), 1 Blue Ameraucana (Dash), 1 Delaware (Moon), 1 Production Red (BamBam), 1 Sicilian Buttercup (Majestic), 1 Black Australorp (Midnight 2)

 

30 eggs awaiting to hatch over the next couple of weeks. Update on eggs. 14 hatched but only 11 survived.  Will update...

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She looks like a red sex-link, probably crossed with a Rhode Island Red or New Hampshire Red rooster and a White Plymouth Rock or Delaware hen.


Edited by Chicken Girl1 - 4/26/16 at 1:27pm

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post #3 of 6
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She looks like a red sex-link, probably crossed with a Rhode Island Red or New Hampshire Red rooster and a White Plymouth Rock or Delaware hen.


Thank you! I had a hard time figuring this one out. She is so much lighter and has more white than the Red sexlinks i have seen. 

Thank you and have a great day!

 

Amber

 

1 Easter Egger (Buttercup), 1 Orpington ( Sunlight), 1 Wyandotte (Dottie), 1 ISA Brown? (Joy), 1 Blue Ameraucana (Dash), 1 Delaware (Moon), 1 Production Red (BamBam), 1 Sicilian Buttercup (Majestic), 1 Black Australorp (Midnight 2)

 

30 eggs awaiting to hatch over the next couple of weeks. Update on eggs. 14 hatched but only 11 survived.  Will update...

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Thank you and have a great day!

 

Amber

 

1 Easter Egger (Buttercup), 1 Orpington ( Sunlight), 1 Wyandotte (Dottie), 1 ISA Brown? (Joy), 1 Blue Ameraucana (Dash), 1 Delaware (Moon), 1 Production Red (BamBam), 1 Sicilian Buttercup (Majestic), 1 Black Australorp (Midnight 2)

 

30 eggs awaiting to hatch over the next couple of weeks. Update on eggs. 14 hatched but only 11 survived.  Will update...

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post #4 of 6

She is a red/gold sex link. There is no such color in Orps as Golden, maybe they meant Buff, but she is not one of those anyway. A sex link is a hybrid, not a true breed, a cross of two breeds easy to sex at hatch due to color differences in male and female.

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x agree

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Sex link yummy eggs coming!!!
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