My Mystery Girl

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Bernard P. Fife, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Bernard P. Fife

    Bernard P. Fife Out Of The Brooder

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    So, any guesses on what this little lady is? Her feathers look like a black rock to me, but her comb does not. From what I've read, the true black rock strains are from Scotland.


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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Black Rock? As in Plymouth Rock? Those are solid black.


    She's a Black Sex-Link. Hybrid/mutt designed for egg laying. [​IMG]
     
  3. Bernard P. Fife

    Bernard P. Fife Out Of The Brooder

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    Black Sex-link designed for egg laying? Sounds good to me! She's been cranking out almost an egg a day and is a very gentle gal. The black rock I was referring to is actually the offspring of a RIR rooster and barred Plymouth Rock hen.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Ah. Well, here "Black Rock" would refer to a Black Plymouth Rock, at least, it would to me. [​IMG]
     
  5. Bernard P. Fife

    Bernard P. Fife Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I thought/think as well! When I did a search on black rocks I found some info. from the UK and Scotland and they look a lot like my hen minus the comb.
     

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