Am I a SexLink?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by herdingcats, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. herdingcats

    herdingcats In the Brooder

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    Hi all,
    Through a kind of convoluted process, I ended up with 2, 3 year old hens last year (for those who like the full story: someone had posted the sale of a large batch of "must go today" chickens on Craigslist, when their regular buyer no-showed. A softie friend saw the post and bought all 30 of them. I got 2 from her, but she wasn't certain of the breed.). 1 of the hens remains, after her sis passed away one night :(

    She is so sweet and friendly that we started calling her Sweetie. Though she doesn't like to be held, Sweetie follows our family around and is at this moment staring through the window of our back door, one of her favorite hangouts. If I don't shut my car door in time, she will hop in to investigate and would probably ride along! If we let her, she would come into the house.

    Is she a Red Sexlink? Her color pattern is more that of an Easter Egger but she lays medium to large sized brown eggs. Stumped!
     

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  2. herdingcats

    herdingcats In the Brooder

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    A full body pic...she's trying to peck the camera...
     

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  3. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Free Ranging

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    Yes, with that white, she looks like a red sex link.
     
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  4. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    Yes, that is a Red Sex Link :)
     
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  5. gator75

    gator75 Songster

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    At 3+ yrs old I'm curious if she still laying regularly
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Red Sexlink
     
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  7. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Crowing

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    Yes! I have a Red Sex Link who looks just like her! Mine is named Carlotta!
     
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  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Yup, you've got a Red sex-link
     
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  9. herdingcats

    herdingcats In the Brooder

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    Yes surprisingly I didn't expect it, I just wanted to add some sweet natured hens to our flock and the price was right. But she lays 1 egg a day consistently, and was the first to lay after molting.
     
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  10. herdingcats

    herdingcats In the Brooder

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    Thanks all!
     
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