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Golden Sex Linked hen. Is this a normal coloration?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kzane23, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. kzane23

    kzane23 Chirping

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    Sorry about how I'm holding her but she wasn't cooperating. I have 5 other GSL pullets and know a few people that have some and none of them have feathers growing in this dark. Is there a name for this coloring or is she simple just funny colored?
     

  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    She's normal :) This is my golden buff, Lemon. As you can see, she's even darker than yours :)

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  3. kzane23

    kzane23 Chirping

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    Ahhh so purty :)
     
  4. Darkwings

    Darkwings In the Brooder

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    There seems to be a bit of variance. I have three Golden Sexlinks and two of them are light and one is dark. They came from the same hatchery and I got them all at the same time. Here is a comparison of the two colors.

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  5. kzane23

    kzane23 Chirping

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    Very cool!
     
  6. bwahk

    bwahk Chirping

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    That dark one looks like a RIR.
     
  7. Darkwings

    Darkwings In the Brooder

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    If anything I'd say she's a Red Sexlink. She's pretty petite compared to the RIR.
     

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