6 week Australorps???? new pics added at end

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jamband, May 3, 2011.

  1. jamband

    jamband Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never had them before but got 30 this year. The lady who sold them too me told me the white head spot meant roo and the dark heads were hens. But now i've been reading around on here and it seems they all have dots just of different variety. But many of mine have all black heads with no spots? Is that normal? poor breading? did i get sold something else mixed in? I'll post some pics up in a bit.


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  2. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds like sex links, in black sex links the girls have no spot while the boys have the white spot. Please post pictures I am sure someone can help.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    All BRs have head spots, males larger and more fuzzy and the pullets' more distinct and usually smaller. If there is no head spot, it's probably a black sexlink pullet. Male black sex links have a head spot and you can't tell them from a pure BR till later.
     
  4. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2 My thoughts exactly.
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a shot of my BR roos...(mixed in with some Australorp roos) white spots on heads...they are roos for certain, they grew and I sold them all off...

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  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  7. jamband

    jamband Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ughh so it sounds like i have sex links......just what i did not want. a breed that cant maintain itself....oh well I'll love em anyway, it all happens for a reason right.

    I cant seem to post pics or a link yet unless I am missing something.............would really like the confirmation from you all.
     
  8. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post 10 posts real quick...then you can post pics....have you done that already?
     
  9. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Use the upload button in the blue bar to upload pictures then copy paste the uhl to your post and when you submit your post the pictures will show.
     
  10. jamband

    jamband Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 23 but cant figure it out???
     

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