Née to the game. What hens did I inherit?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JamieW, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. JamieW

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  2. JamieW

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    Very uninformed but willing to learn.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like production Reds or Red Sex-links. Should be great layers of brown eggs for you! And [​IMG]
     
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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. It looks like you have a Production Red (the first bird) and a Red Sex-LInk (also known as a Cinnamon Queen, Golden Comet, and Red Star).
     
  5. JamieW

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    Thanks! I was comparing pics and was leaning towards sex links. They lay a late brown egg and a slightly smaller cream colored egg. Not sure which Is which though.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'll bet the first bird lays the smaller cream colored egg. Can you get a pic of her standing naturally, preferably a profile shot? I'm thinking she may have some game bird in her, but it's hard to tell.
    The second bird is a red sex link, and probably laying the larger brown egg.
     
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  7. JamieW

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    I will try in the morning. She is the only hen my daughter can pet and she eats cracked corn out of my daughters hand.
     
  8. JamieW

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    I tried. This is the best I got.
     

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