I think CC is a Bob.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Momto3, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. Momto3

    Momto3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 2 red sex link chicks, but one is much bigger then the other. I saw a post mentioning the thickness of legs & combs. So I held them next to each other and at this point I am almost 95% sure CC is now a Bob. Breaks my heart because Bob is so sweet. I put my hand in the brooder and he will jump up from laying down an jump on my hand and just lay there. He will also just let me pet him while he is eating. Such a sweetie. I hate to have to get rid of him in time, but I cant have a rooster in town. I pray that our other chicks are girls. I have 1 SLW (believe it is a silver), 1 BA, 1 BR, 1 BO, 1 RSL & 2 EE. I am starting to think that maybe possibly 1 of the EE is a male, I pray not. Will post pictures here soon to get your opinions also.
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Red sex-links are sex-linked because the males and females are different colors at hatch. The females are red/buff and the males are mostly white. So if yours are truly red sex-links and the same color they are the same sex.
     
  3. Momto3

    Momto3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I bought them I was told they were red sex links. Yet when you look at them now, they look totally different from each other. Off to take some pictures.
     
  4. Momto3

    Momto3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are the pictures.

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    Hope these help.
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    They look like red sex-link pullets to me, you can see the white coming in on their wing tips. One is just a fast developer.
     
  6. Momto3

    Momto3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope CC is still a girl. She/he is my most friendly, LOVES to hop into my hand. [​IMG]
     
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  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I'm sure she is [​IMG]
     
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Looks like you have one chunky girl.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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