Can you guess the breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Randy54sm, Dec 14, 2014.

  1. Randy54sm

    Randy54sm In the Brooder

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    Well I'm new to the chicken's thing as an adult. Worked with them when I was just a child and most households back then had a few chicken's running around in the back yard. I've picked these up for free. They are still laying and I know they won't be for much longer. Being new and just a little intimidated about the responsibility of being responsible for there well being and humain treatment. So to start me out here I would love to know about this breed.
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  2. K Spot

    K Spot Songster

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    They look like red sex links to me.
     
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  3. Randy54sm

    Randy54sm In the Brooder

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    I was thinking the same thing from my research.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Hello again. I met you earlier in the new member section where I mentioned that they were all Red Sex Links when I saw your pic. Red Sex Links are not actually a breed, but hybrids. They are produced by crossing a red gene rooster with a silver gene hen. Not only can the resulting offspring be sexed by color from hatching, they are egg laying machines, outlaying either parent breed. It's one of the interesting quirks of hybridization. Hatcheries market Red Sex Links under a lot of different labels including Red Star, Gold Sex Link, Gold Star, Brown Sex Link, Cinnamon Queen, Bovans brown, Golden Buff, Golden Comet, Hubbard Golden Comet, Isa Brown, Babcock Brown, Warrens, HyLines, Gold Lines, Lohmans, Lohmans Brown, Brown Shaver, Red Shaver, etc.
     
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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    They look like Red Sex-Links to me.
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Red Sex-links.
     
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  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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  8. Randy54sm

    Randy54sm In the Brooder

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    I've been cramming my head with all things chicken over the past few weeks and still feel like theres a lifetime of learning left.
     

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