New Member! Help me please identify

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by YellaDog, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. YellaDog

    YellaDog In the Brooder

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    We are new at this whole chicken thing. We ordered brown egg layers and have ended up with 8 roosters. Need to sell, but what are they?
     
  2. krazycow6

    krazycow6 Songster

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    Where did you order from? I hope not a hatchery. If so get a refund. Not sure on the breed, looks cross to me.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    Looks like a red sex link roo to me.
     
  4. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

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    I agree. Red sex link roo.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Yes, red sexlink rooster, which is a hybrid.
     
  6. YellaDog

    YellaDog In the Brooder

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    They did come from a hatchery. Is a sex link the same as a Red Star? Red Stars are on the list of possibilities from my brown egg layer order.
     
  7. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    Red Stars are one of the names for sexlinks, yes.

    If you ordered brown egg layers, you ordered pullets, and the hatchery owes you money or another order of chickens. Pullets, that is. Call them -- most are cooperative about these things.

    Well, I am assuming ALL you have is 8 roosters. If you also have a bunch of pullets, then the roos might have just been the packing peanuts. I guess you know that sexing is only about 90% accurate.
     
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  8. YellaDog

    YellaDog In the Brooder

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    I am so glad I found this site!
    Ya'll have been a great help already. We ended up with 8 roosters out of 41. We were warned there might be some roosters.
    Thanks to everyone!
     

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