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Definitely a mongrel, but who were the parents?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AlexChat, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. AlexChat

    AlexChat Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Tikka, currently suffering with some mites but we're working hard to sort her out. Definitely a girl, we're pretty sure she's a mongrel, would anyone like to suggest possible parents? She lays quite pale eggs with no spots or markings. When she was little she had what looked like eye-liner and quite dark little 'eyes' on her back.

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    She appears to be either a sex link, or maybe a leghorn welsummer mix, but it's just a guess.
     
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  3. AlexChat

    AlexChat Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh that's clever, I'd not heard of Sex Links before - but a quick good and she does look similar, maybe apart from the 'collar'? - Good idea to have colour be a guide to gender, given the number of rogue males we ended up with :(
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    There are also black sex links. The color at birth defines gender - close to foolproof way of getting pullets
     

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