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Breed on this cute little roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ortiz5954, May 17, 2016.

  1. Ortiz5954

    Ortiz5954 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey this is my little boy Ollie, he is on the tiny side but so cute! Breed type thoughts? Saved him from feed store from becoming food, but is he a regular roo or a meat bird?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Is he a bantam? He looks like a sex link rooster.
     
  3. Ortiz5954

    Ortiz5954 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure to be honest. I just got him from the feed store and he had been there so long that they forgot what he was. My daughter felt bad for him. So a regular roo then, sex links are not solely meat birds correct?
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    He does look like a stubby red sex link cockerel. No, they definitely are not solely meat birds. The females are hybrid egg laying machines.
     
  5. ewelsh325

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    What is this little Easter eeger?
     
  6. Ortiz5954

    Ortiz5954 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is the EE? Got a front pic, from side looks like a roo eith the high tail feather there sticking up.I'm new but have to EE both hens,I could be wrong.
     
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  7. lucas1

    lucas1 New Egg

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    those tail feathers + red on wings = rooster
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    First bird is a red sex link.
    Second bird is a cockerel.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    agree
     

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