Any idea on breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kolijah, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. Kolijah

    Kolijah Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!

    I just got my first chickens. We were given a coop and got it all set up. A friend down the road has a flock of about 30- and have them for egg purposes only/never cared about the breed... so they ended up with whatever they found.

    Anyway they let me go over and pick out four hens and a rooster. I know that two of my hens and the rooster are Rhode Island Reds and there is an Australorp... but I'm not having much luck with this last hen... any ideas as to what she is? Or is she just good ole' heinz 57 chicken (the one on the left).

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    She definitely looks like a Black Sex Link, which are egg laying machines. You should get loads of eggs from her. :eek:)
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I agree, she looks like a Black Sex Link.
     
  5. ThePRfan

    ThePRfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she's barnyard mix
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a Black Sex-Link.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Black Sex-link.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She could be either, honestly. If she came from a hatchery, she'd be a black sex link. If they hatched her themselves, that's an easy enough color to get crossing black and red birds. Since sex links are technically mixed breeds, you're kinda right either way [​IMG]
     
  9. yardbird88

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    Looks like a black sex link
     
  10. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Does her crop look over-sized to any one else?
     

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