Big red comb - red sex link

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by megmost25, Jun 18, 2015.

  1. megmost25

    megmost25 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Nugget , my 8 week old red sex link pullet.

    Is it normal for her to have such a bright comb and wattles at this point ? It just seems strange to me!

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I believe that you have a production red cockerel - definitely not a red sex link pullet.
     
  3. megmost25

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    That's interesting as she came from a hatchery with a 100% guarantee on their red sex links. You can imagine my confusion
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    A red sexlink pullet will be red with some white, usually on their back half. Production Reds are solid red.
     
  5. megmost25

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    [​IMG]

    This was what she looked like a week old
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    They do look similar as chicks. Did they send any extra 'packing peanuts'?
     
  7. megmost25

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    [​IMG]

    This shows the feathering a bit better
     
  8. megmost25

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    No extras! I drove out to the hatchery. Only got 5 haha my little flock.
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Do they all look like him?
     
  10. megmost25

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    I only got one ... Also got a black sex link two columbian rock crosses and one barred rock... Nothing to compare to which is why I'm having so much trouble.
     

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