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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Elohist1983, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. Elohist1983

    Elohist1983 In the Brooder

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    What sex are these?


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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    All are pullets. Their breed is Black Sex-Link, which means that the females will be black with some brown/copper in the neck/breast, while males would be barred.
     
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Songster

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    How old are they?
     
  4. Elohist1983

    Elohist1983 In the Brooder

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    I think between 7 to 9 months
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree, black sex link females.
     
  6. Elohist1983

    Elohist1983 In the Brooder

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    They are supposed to be black copper marans, but the guy said they will lay dark chocolate or olive eggs.
     
  7. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    I believe Marans. Check the bottom of the feet. Marans have white skin so sole of feet is white also. Sex links can be made from many breeds but usually are yellow skin with yellow on feet. I also thought too much red in hackle for a sex link too.
     

  8. Elohist1983

    Elohist1983 In the Brooder

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    The bottom of feet are white.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I think that they could be Marans, but my first guess was Black Sex-Links because they are more common. If they are Marans, they are English type-- French type Marans have feathered feet.
     
  10. sandovaljose214

    sandovaljose214 Chirping

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    females
     

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