Is this an Amber Link?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BTinks, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. BTinks

    BTinks Out Of The Brooder

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    I got a Hatchery's Choice assortment of pullets and assumed that all of the yellow/white babies I had were amber links. Now that they are feathering out most of the way though I am wondering if this girl is something else. She is the only one with the brown spots. The rest are still white/cream colored all over. Ideas?

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  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    He looks different because he's a cockerel.
     
  3. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    That looks like rooster...
     
  4. BTinks

    BTinks Out Of The Brooder

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    What makes you think rooster? Her comb is the same as all my other Amber Link pullets. She is seven weeks old, if that helps.
     
  5. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    The comb is very pink, and the red on the shoulders is something only roosters get
     
  6. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, those brown spots are deep red shoulder splotches that say "rooster" to me.
     
  7. BTinks

    BTinks Out Of The Brooder

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    Actually, after a little hunting I found the Amber Link thread and found out that they do get spots like this! Sounds like they get their spots between 6-15 weeks old, so maybe my other white ones just have yet to get theirs. :)
     
  8. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hopefully it is a hen =)
     
  9. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Definitely sending hen vibes
     
  10. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a amber link pullet to me. It barely has a comb and no wattles. If it were a sex link cockerel it would already have a huge red comb. Just my opinion.
     

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