3 hyline chickens, ladies or men?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by littlechicks02, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. littlechicks02

    littlechicks02 Out Of The Brooder

    Hello, I have 3 hyline chickens roughly 10 weeks old and I'd like to know what gender they are, they were sexed as pullets at birth but I'd like to double check:D:D
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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullets.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    They are red sexlinks, which means they can be sexed by color. Males are white with some red in the shoulders. Females are red/gold/brown with some white.
    Your's have female coloring.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullets.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post; your birds are Red Sex Link pullets.
     
  7. littlechicks02

    littlechicks02 Out Of The Brooder

    Thankyou for your replies this really helps!! And I didn't know they were red sex links! I'll keep that in mind
     
  8. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Pullets. Congrats!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. Hyline is the particular brand name of these Red Sex Links which are marketed by hatcheries under a lot of different labels. Red Sex Links are hybrids produced by crossing a red gene rooster (RIR, NH, or PR) with a silver gene hen (RIW, SLW, Delaware, Light Sussex, or silver factor WPR) and they are egg laying machines, consistently churning out more than 300 large brown eggs per hen per year. :eek:)
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    red sex link pullets - when they start laying you will need to have an egg stand to sell the extras.
     

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