Help identifying breeds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by uptown hens, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. uptown hens

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  4. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    I would assume that your boy was the result of an RIR over a sexlink hen. That would give two gold genes and account for the red colouration that sexlink roosters lack. (they're yellow/sort of off-white) and also for the white tail.

    So yes, the hen would be a mutt. (EDT: the hen carries gold, the rooster carries gold, all of the chicks are going to be gold. Not sexlinked.)

    That's all just a guess, though.
     
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  5. uptown hens

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    Thank you for answering. That explained a lot.
     
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  7. Crazy for Chickens!

    Crazy for Chickens! Free Ranging

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  8. uptown hens

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    Thank you
     
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  9. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Conserve Heritage Breed Livestock

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    Crossbred, possibly a second generation Red Sexlink...still makes him a crossbred though. He is nice!
     
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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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