Mystery Hen That was with Black Sex Links & Buff Brahmas

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by IsaacK, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. IsaacK

    IsaacK Out Of The Brooder

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    Got this little hen from Rural King. She was in with Buff Brahmas and Black Sex Links, but was not black like the other Sex Links. She was a little darker color than the Buff Brahmas, kinda a chocolate latte color, but no feathered feet. They thought she was an Easter Egger, but I knew she wasn't that because of having yellow feet. Here is a current picture. Her feet are still yellow. Any thoughts?

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    Edited again to add more photos. Sorry about the wire in the view, they are in a chicken tractor, and shes more interested in exploring than posing for photos.


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  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    How old? Can we have a picture of her standing?
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think she's just a light black sex link.
     
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  4. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. IsaacK

    IsaacK Out Of The Brooder

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    Shes around 14 weeks old. I will try to get one of her standing, but she likes "nesting" like that a lot, lol.
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black sex link. I've seen them this light before, its uncommon but not unheard of.
     
  7. IsaacK

    IsaacK Out Of The Brooder

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    Got a couple more pictures. :)
     
  8. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, the lady I got my Australorp and SLW from had a bunch of light ones like that.
     
  9. IsaacK

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    Any idea what causes it? Wasn't sure if maybe a difference in the breeds used to create the chick or something like that.
     
  10. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a genetic fluke I think. Some body that really knows genetics may have a better answer.
     

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