Golden Buff Chick: Hen or Rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Katy1326, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. Katy1326

    Katy1326 Hatching

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    If I'm doing this wrong I apologize. I recently acquired 3 chicks from Meyers Hatchery via a friend. After contacting the people at Meyer and sending a photo of my Golden Buff, I was told it looked to be a male. Upon my research and internet searching, I am still confused. Can anyone help? If it's a male, the name Fancy will have to be changed. Lol
     

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    Golden buffs are just another name for red sex links. That one certainly looks female to me. A male would have yellow down and be feathering out almost entirely white, no red.
     
  3. I’m not expert, but it looks like a female:)
     
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  4. Lamaremybabies

    Lamaremybabies Crowing

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    That would be a female.
     
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  5. Lacy Duckwing

    Lacy Duckwing Songster

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    Hen's feathers grow faster than roosters, if that helps.
     
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  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    That looks like a red sex-link (which has many different names). Its coloring looks like a pullet.
     
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  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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    Red Sex Link Pullet
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    red sex link pullet / or similar red production type
     

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