Hen or rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Browning2013, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Browning2013

    Browning2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    Was just given this young chicken and told it was a rooster. Lazy chicken coop on fb think it's a hen? Also, supposed to have golden comet in him.

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    Focus on the sex not the golden comet thing. Some one on fb mentioned it looks like a rooster, red sexlink
     
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  2. redstar14

    redstar14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pic ?
     
  3. Browning2013

    Browning2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    crap that would help lol
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    It's not a red sexlink rooster as red sexlink roo's are white; the hens are red (the genetic crossbreeding that make the boys come out white and the girls red).

    Your bird looks like a typical red sexlink hen...if that is a large single comb. It should be getting close to laying as the comb is big and red.

    You can see photos of sexlinks here: http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sex-links/BRKSexLink.html

    Also, sexlinks don't breed true as they are a hybrid cross. Breed another generation and the genes get tossed into the gene pool with a lot of options opening up so you won't see any clear line of any red sexlink.

    Lady of McCamley
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I think its a red sex link MIXED rooster. I have seen "chicken traders" sell red sex links or cinnamon queens as a rare Italian breed (even had a rooster that looked like the hens). But with the darker red shiny feathers coming in on its back, I'm going with rooster.
     
  6. Browning2013

    Browning2013 Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope you're right and it is a rooster. It stood out from it's siblings which were smaller and more hen looking
     
  7. redstar14

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    Red star roo
     
  8. LovePolish2

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    Rooster
     
  9. SuperMcNasty995

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    [​IMG] help breed nd gender they about a month nd half hlp!!!
     
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