I bought a home that came with 9 chickens. I know 3 are Rhode Island white, but don't know the rest.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GinnyDudek, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. GinnyDudek

    GinnyDudek Just Hatched

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  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    #1. Red Star, #2. Silver Laced Wyandotte, #3. Red Star, #4. Welsummer. :)

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  3. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are red stars and gold sex links the same? Because I have a gold sex link that looks just like these. And number four is a welsummer.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Red (Gold) sexlinks are the name of a hybrid that has a red father and a silver mother, different hatcheries sell these hybrids under different names Red stars being one of them (also Golden Comets).
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  6. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    What a wonderful situation to buy a home that comes with hens! What's their coop like?
     
  7. GinnyDudek

    GinnyDudek Just Hatched

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    It's a magical story. We built our dream solar home in 1982, but life happened and we had to sell it 12 years ago. We just bought our home back from our friends. We had a large 3 run dog kennel, and they use two runs and one inside kennel for the free range chickens.

    It needs a super good cleanout, worth about 4" of pine shavings and poop built up, to manage the odor. We've had days of rain, so I'm hoping that a dry spell will help.
     
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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree you have two red sex links, a silver laced Wyandotte and a Welsummer.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    also agree
     

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