Black sex link!?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mrssmith84, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. mrssmith84

    mrssmith84 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 black sex link chicks about 6/7 weeks old and this little gal has me confused! Why are her tail feathers curling under? Making me nervous she's not a sex link after all and I have myself a little roo. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a black sex link pullet to me, sometime when they have juvenile feathers, they are shaped a little weirdly, its all good though, one adult feathers come in they should be normal
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Many chicks at this age have curly tail feathers. It is only when they get older (16 weeks or so) that curled tail feathers mean cockerel. Your birds is definitely a pullet.[​IMG]
     
  4. mrssmith84

    mrssmith84 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay good! I think I have 2 roos out of 13 so I was just hoping I didn't have anymore!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a pullet.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    She's a pullet. Male Black Sex Links are barred (similar to Barred Rocks).
     
  7. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed the all the others.My hens feathers curled,and still do...
     
  8. mrssmith84

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    They are hens! Started laying the first week this month!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    No surprise there; and you're going to get loads of large, brown eggs from them. :eek:)
     

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