Black EE?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MontanaChickDoc, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. MontanaChickDoc

    MontanaChickDoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This chick started out solid black, feet, comb, everything. Now as a 16 wk old pullet she has reddish laced feathers on her neck and chest. Is this an EE? I can't tell if her legs are dark green or if it's my imagination.
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Looks more like a black sex link of some kind.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Black sex link pullet.
     
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    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree, black sex link.
     
  7. MontanaChickDoc

    MontanaChickDoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting. She came from Meyer hatchery and that is not one of the breeds listed. I agree though, that makes sense. Thank you!
     
  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Its possible she's an Easter Egger, but she sure looks like a Black Sex Link.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This time of year, substitutions aren't unheard of.
     
  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Its odd that Meyers doesn't list Black Sex Links at all on their website that I can find.
     

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