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Breed of hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SillyRooster, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. SillyRooster

    SillyRooster Out Of The Brooder

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    I think she's a mutt.

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    Fuzzy pic of her face.

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    Here's her first egg. It's bigger than the eggs we get from our older barred rocks & ameracaunas.

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    Thoughts?
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Can't see her comb properly, but looks like a red sexlink to me, which is technically a mixed breed.
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Could be a red sex link, could be a barnyard mix. If she's a hatchery sex link, she'll outlay pretty much anything else on the place [​IMG]
     
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  4. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the above posts.
     
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  5. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Looks like a red sex link to me, red sex links tend to have large eggs (most sex links all do)
    Here is a picture of my former red sex link:
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    Hope this helps! [​IMG]
     
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  6. SillyRooster

    SillyRooster Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone! I think y'all are right.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 3 but leaning toward red sex link
     
  9. smprn76

    smprn76 New Egg

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    for my own curiosity what make everyone lean towards red sex link vs cinnamon queen.... or are they one in the same? I am new to the chicken world.
     
  10. SillyRooster

    SillyRooster Out Of The Brooder

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    I am wondering if the two darker reds are Cinnamon Queens. At least they may look like that cross. They or at least one of them has laid eggs that are olive color. Oh, this is the original Silly Rooster aka her husband (-: [​IMG]
     

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