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Breed/sex of two young chickens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bohemian.darling, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. bohemian.darling

    bohemian.darling In the Brooder

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    Hello everyone:

    I got these two chickens at a feed store that I'm not that familiar with. The orange and white one they told me was an RIR, which is obviously incorrect (Looks like a golden comet to me). The white one they said is a white leghorn, which I have no experience with, but I think they are correct about that.


    I got them on July 10th, and the orange one is at least a few weeks older. I am guessing the orange one is about 3.5 months and the white one maybe 2.5-3 months?

    I really thought the orange one was a boy, but he is looking girly to me now. I am really, really bad at discerning sex. The white one I thought looked girly and now I am not sure. Help? Thanks! :)



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  2. ESofVA

    ESofVA Songster

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    Looks like a Comet. I have 2 but I think they call them Red Sex-links now?
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullets.

    Red sex link is the generic name, like ibuprofen. Gold comet like a brand name for a red sex link, like Advil or Motrin.They're also marketed as Red Stars, Cinnamon Queen, etc.
     
  4. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Songster

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    Pullets, a White Leghorn and a Red sex-link.
     
  5. bohemian.darling

    bohemian.darling In the Brooder

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    Woo hoo, thanks! I was hoping they were both little ladies :)
     
  6. ChickenExtreme

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