Need help with breed and gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gil716, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. gil716

    gil716 Just Hatched

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    Hello all,
    Newbie chicken owner here. Would appreciate some help with ID and gender of these two chicks. We were told they are sexlink chickens, but no other info other than that.

    Thanks.

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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red one is a pullet, White one is a cockerel.
     
  3. gil716

    gil716 Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the quick response. Sad because the white one is much friendlier.
     
  4. Cel45

    Cel45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With the red sex links, the little cockerels appear yellow while the pullets have golden down. That is how you can tell them apart at hatching. When that pullet comes into lay, she will most likely become much friendlier.
     
  5. gil716

    gil716 Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the details. Surprisingly the poultry farm didn't have this info.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    red= pullet white= cockerel
     
  7. gil716

    gil716 Just Hatched

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    Unfortunately we lost our first pullet. We suspect a hawk. :(

    Just checking once more if y'all think this is still a cockerel.
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  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, cockerel
     
  9. Shaunassy

    Shaunassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2, its a cockerel
     
  10. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x3, cockerel. Sorry
     

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