Golden Sussex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Love2Homeschool, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Love2Homeschool

    Love2Homeschool Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought 4 hens last night from a friend. She told me they are Golden Sussex. I've searched and searched for this breed, but can't find it anywhere. Could they be Golden Sex-links? Perhaps she had her words mixed up? She did admit that she's not the "chicken person" in her household and her hubby (the "chicken person") wasn't home. They are colored just like my Red sex-links, only they have gold in place of the red.
     
  2. Love2Homeschool

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    Anyone?
     
  3. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're probably golden comets. [​IMG]
     
  4. Chris09

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    Quote:If they were "Golden" Sussex they would be just like a Light Sussex but the Silver (White) is replaced with a Gold/Brown color similar to the Buff Sussex. I know of no true Golden Sussex in the U.S.
    What you may have is a Buff / Silver Sussex Cross which wold be a Sex-linked "pattern".

    Chris
     
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  5. Love2Homeschool

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    Quote:If they were "Golden" Sussex they would be just like a Light Sussex but the Silver (White) is replaced with a Gold/Brown color similar to the Buff Sussex. I know of no true Golden Sussex in the U.S.
    What you may have is a Buff / Silver Sussex Cross which wold be a Sex-linked "pattern".

    Chris

    Thanks!
     
  6. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they have a white tails? If so, they're probably Gold Sexlinks. [​IMG]
     
  7. Chris09

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    Quote:Leg color would be better to go by than tail color as a Buff / Silver Sussex Cross which wold be a Sex-linked. [​IMG]
    If they have White Legs then I would say that they are Sussex or at least a Sussex Cross.

    Chris
     
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