Golden sexlinks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Rebeccafortier, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Rebeccafortier

    Rebeccafortier Out Of The Brooder

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    So I got 6 chicks from tractor supply. I was told they were golden sexlinks but I am not sure. Can anyone tell me if they are sexlinks or a different kind of chicks? Thank you
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  2. hungry hunter

    hungry hunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My golden sex-link chicks have 2 brown stripes down their backs. They are pullets. Your chicks look almost like Buff Orpingtons. Here's a pic of the 2 together, sex-link on the left and BO on the right:
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If those are gold sexlinks, you picked all boys. It's possible that they ordered straight run, and somebody who knew how to spot the difference between the boys (pale yellow/white down) from the girls (golden down) already picked out all the girls and only left the boys.
     
  4. bramblefir

    bramblefir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, all boys.
     
  5. Rebeccafortier

    Rebeccafortier Out Of The Brooder

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    So best bet is to hope that they are buff opringtons lol or I have all roosters that is not good news for me
     
  6. Rebeccafortier

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    So I guess I am hoping that they were wrong and they are buff opringtons or I have all Roos. Lol this is not good news for me
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    IF the TSC employees were correct about the breed then they are males. However TSC is also notorious for not knowing what they have so it's possible they are not sex links. Does one have some black primaries?
     
  8. Rebeccafortier

    Rebeccafortier Out Of The Brooder

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    3 of them are getting black on the tips of their wings are larger and do not fully have their wing feathers in but other 3 are solid white smaller and fully have their wing feathers in and are starting to get their tail feathers in
     
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, the 3 with black feathers can't be gold sex links so they are wrong there. It's possible the others are, but they could also be white Leghorns (my guess). The others could be Delawares or columbian Wyandottes depending on leg color and comb.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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