Any experience with Golden Comets?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pattycake, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. pattycake

    pattycake Songster

    May 7, 2007
    fingerlakes, ny
    I wanted a few good layers to mix in with my flock -- and since I already have a rooster, I wanted to get some sex-linked chicks to make sure I won't get another one -- so I got three GCs from the feed store two weeks ago.

    My worry is that now, they're feathering out awfully white! Wouldn't that mean rooster??

    As soon as I saw them, I thought their combs were too prominent for hens, but what do I know?

    I'll post pics tomorrow, but I'm wondering if anyone has had any GCs and how they feather out.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    It will depend on the strain of golden sexlink you have, but a all white body with yellow patches would be a roo if my memmory serves me right. However, the pullets to grow out white primary feathers and then they start growing out a bit more red or buff, and they do turn golden later on. If you got sexlinks from the pullet bin, they should be girls.

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