Golden Nugget?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by archangel, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. archangel

    archangel New Egg

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    I found this chicken along the tollway coming back from hunting last year. She laid some of the best Brown dbl x large eggs I have ever seen.(they will not fit into a conventional xl grade A egg carton with the lid closed).
    I stopped into the poultry barn at this years county fair and started inquiring about the breed. I was told after producing the pictures included here that she was a special cross called a golden nugget. I cannot find any info on the internet about this chicken.
    Can anyone confirm what she really is?

    Incidently, I live within the city limits and someone reported the chicken. reluctantly, I had to give her up. fortunately, it was to someone I know and I still get an occasional dozen eggs from her. I would like to raise a flock of these as soon as I get out of the city.


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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Never heard of the name "Golden Nugget" however, that hen looks like a sexlink. They have all sorts of names, like Cinnamon Queen, Golden Comet, etc, which are sort of trade names for the same hybrid layer.
     
  3. archangel

    archangel New Egg

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    Thanks for the feedback.
    The guy I spoke to was supposedly well connected with poultry in central Illinois. he mentioned that this particular breed was the product of several different crosses to acheive a chicken that laid very large brown eggs and that they were a very common chicken and aquiring them was very easily done. So far, I have found this info to be, questionable at best.
     
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    You can find sexlinks at ANY hatchery. They're fairly easy to come across.
     
  5. archangel

    archangel New Egg

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    Thanks for the info,
    I have just finished searching sexlinks, and after I sifted through the porn, I actually found some info I can relate to. From what I can tell, she may be a golden sexlink. also posible is a shaver red. She exibits many features present in the shaver reds.
     
  6. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 7, 2008
    Durant, OK
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    I'm sorry. Sexlink Porn I couldn't help myself. I'm still laughing...
     
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  7. archangel

    archangel New Egg

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    heh heh
    No kidding though. Google search golden sexlinks and start clicking the search results and see for your self.

    but it would figure, anyway to get someone to click on their site.
     
  8. dawn1

    dawn1 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok folks i'm new to this site but could really use some advise. I got a golden nugget from a neighbor and she layed the next day a nice BIG white egg. mind you this is about 2 mths ago. didn't get a egg for almost 2 wks. then got an egg that was mostly hard but had soft shell cracks, then the next day got a soft shell egg. about 2 wks later I got a nice normal egg. then a few days later another soft shell that popped when my other girls went and laid theirs. I have a buff orph, a blk sex link and a australorp. they always lay for m nice normal to ex lg tan eggs. except my aus she gives me small eggs. I have also noticed that the golden is very aggressive to my other girls and very standoffish to me and my rooster. so heres the ? do I get rid of here or just deal. please help. thx[​IMG]
     

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