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Help Id'ing a breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by oi8aarkie2, May 6, 2016.

  1. oi8aarkie2

    oi8aarkie2 New Egg

    Mar 17, 2016
    Ok, so I ordered some chicks about 5 weeks ago, I was SUPPOSED to get Buff orpington's, Gold Star's, Black Australorps, and Barred Rocks. Well, I only recieved 1 Barred rock for sure and have 7 mystery birds. They all have a slight gold tinge to their feathers around their necks and all black faces and combs....They aren't very people orientated like the Gold Star's or Orph's, and even worse than the Australorps...
    I've been told possibly Black Sex link, but the hatchery I got them from doesn't advertise Sex Link's but do advertise Asian Blacks. All the pictures I see of Asian Black's have red combs also...
    Please help!....
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    What color are the feet? Look at bottom of foot and decide if yellow or white. White when young will show pink.

    Yellow skin is a black sex link. White skin is a Copper Marans.
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    Hmm, it does look like a Black sex-link. Black sex-links are often called by different names (aka black stars, ect.).
  4. oi8aarkie2

    oi8aarkie2 New Egg

    Mar 17, 2016
    Thanks Peeps [​IMG], I'll check their feet when I get home....

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