Identify Breed and Gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Johnnycake, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. Johnnycake

    Johnnycake Out Of The Brooder

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    I am a newbie and am not sure about the breed and gender of these little ones. Can anyone help?

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  2. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    I don't exactly know the breed, but the golden one looks like a hen and the dark red one looks like a rooster.
     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like a Golden Comet (pullet) and a Red Sexlink (cockerel).
     
  4. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Golden Comet for the lighter red female and Rhode Island or maybe production red for the male.

    Red sex link males are all white with bits of red in the feathering...
     
  5. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh right, oops, Production red, I meant. So many different kinds of reds...
     
  6. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I knew you must have just mistaken these because you have always been right in the past!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Johnnycake

    Johnnycake Out Of The Brooder

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    Golden goes in pen, red goes on pan?

    What age is ripe to pot?
     
  8. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I make sure to do mine before 6 months, after that they start to get tough. You can do anytime before then, but I find that optimum age is 4-5 months depending on their weight.
     
  9. dickhorstman

    dickhorstman Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Do you know how old the lighter colored bird is? I'm not positive it's a pullet, I'm thinking younger cockerel, second generation sex link. Or do you know where it came from?
     

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