Fagita chicks - anyone else have them?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GardenGal, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally got my chicks! Two sussex, two barred rock, and two bonus, fagitas. The couple said they are a RR crossed with something else to improve their personality. They are 5 weeks old and the other chicks are 3 weeks, and I'm impressed with how tolerant they are of the babies. I've tried to Google them and all I get is fajita recipes! Anyone here know about them?
     
  2. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive never heard of them, there probably not a reg. breed. just a cross. Which I think are the best anyway! Are they birds the couple you got them from, raising and breeding there own. Maybe they just gave them the name.
     
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  3. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We inherited them from a couple who were unable to keep them, and they got them from some serious chicken enthusiasts who mentioned the name like it was common. Once I figure out how in the world to post pictures I'll put some up. Thanks!
     
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't recall the name, interested to see.

    God bless,
    Daniel.
     
  5. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Not a great picture, they're still a little shy [​IMG]
     
  6. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Never heard of them. Thought I read fajita and got hungry though. [​IMG]
    A lot of sex links have different names from different hatcheries.
     
  7. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:There very nice looking babies but I still have no Idea, maybe some of the breed experts can come and give you some good Ideas of what the mix is?
     
  8. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Look like production reds, also known as cherry eggers, bovine reds, and a few other names I can't think of right now.
    Cuties! Will probably be great layers.
     
  9. AKsmama

    AKsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More than likely they are as JulieNKC said- production reds, or red sex links, which are hybrids. I have black sex links, which are sold under a few names such as Black Star. A lot of places name their hybrids something different to make them sound, well, different, or more attractive. Don't get me wrong- your birds are lovely and I adore my own hybrids. They are friendly, curious, and good layers.
     
  10. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:They are very nice looking.
     

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