Golden Sex Link or barnyard mutt

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jjfab, May 10, 2011.

  1. jjfab

    jjfab Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought this chicken at a local farm at 2 weeks.Now 7 weeks old. I was told it was a straight run golden sex link. When I observed that I thought all sex links were "sexed" based on color, the farmer said no. I didn't push the issue but concluded that a sex link had been breed and that this chicken was probably a mutt. Anyway, I would appreciate help with breed and gender.
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  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a production red, maybe.

    and Yes you are right sexlinks are sexed by color at hatch.

    Matt
     
  3. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
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    Yes, sex-links can be sexed easily at birth by color.

    The chick in question is a MALE, most likely a production red.
     

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