Black Sex Link Hen? Or too soon to tell?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CaliSarah, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. CaliSarah

    CaliSarah Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, this is my first time posting so I hope I'm putting it in the right area. I have a what was sold as a Black Sex Link who is going on 6 weeks old. She (hopefully)/he is my favorite out of my little flock, being the most docile, curious and good natured. I'm hoping you might be able to tell me if she's looking [​IMG][/IMG]like a hen? The suspense is killing me :) thank you in advance. Sarah[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. CaliSarah

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    Sorry for the way the pictures came out, I'm not sure why they're in the middle of my post. Maybe it's because im posting from my phone. After looking at these pictures more closely I'm a little nervous at how far up the "comb" is already. Maybe that indicates a rooster.
     
  3. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Defintly hen.


    A black sex link rooster is actually different looking.Sexlinks can be aged at any age.They all have something unique to identify rooster hen.the roosters are black and white with dominque feathering.
     
  4. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (Black sexlink rooster)
     
  5. CaliSarah

    CaliSarah Out Of The Brooder

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    Ohhh thank you!!!!!!! You made my morning!!!!
     
  6. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! Welcome to BYc!Also,gold is fomring on her somewhere,right?
     
  7. CaliSarah

    CaliSarah Out Of The Brooder

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    Too young to tell on this one though?
     
  8. CaliSarah

    CaliSarah Out Of The Brooder

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    This one is my cochin. Let me see if I have better pictures.
     
  9. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Assuming she is actually a sex link, she is a pullet.

    I say that because I was at TSC one morning and saw the employee putting all of the straight run cuckoo marans, straight run barred rocks, sex-link pullets and astrolorps in the same tub, because they had more chicks coming in and they had to make room. After all they said, they all look the same.....they said......
     
  10. CaliSarah

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    Wow, that doesn't surptise me because I could see that happening. I know at our TS they move them from the stackable "crates", for lack of a better word, to these other larger troughs. We bought her the first week they started having chicks so maybe that's a good sign that she is what they say she is but you never know. I am just beyond pleased at her personality. She perks up when I come around, falls asleep when I hold her and isn't super noisy like my Ameraucana (or EE, Im not sure).
     

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