New Roo...What breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sofina, Sep 22, 2015.

  1. Sofina

    Sofina New Egg

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    We just started our flock with gifts from friends, I know what breed all my hens are but my friend was not sure what breed the roo was that she dropped off. She bought him this spring, early summer. He was bought from a feed store, so he is not a barnyard mix, but she is not sure of the breed. It doesn't really matter to me, but my 7 year old daughter is a chicken fanatic and wants to know in the worst way. she has scoured all her poultry guides to try to figure it out, but has come up at a loss. [​IMG]
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That is a red sexlink rooster.
     
  3. Sofina

    Sofina New Egg

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    Thank you!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Handsome red sex link rooster.

    If you have red sex link hens and hatch out chicks, they won't still be sex-linked (where the sex is linked to the color), but they'll be pretty red and white birds who still lay pretty darn well.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    He looks like a Leghorn, Buff Orpington cross.
    I am new to this, so don't really know?
    Looks like a friends Rooster I saw this summer.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Red Sex-link.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    red sex link sex links are not a breed they are a cross between two breeds
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Red Sex Link rooster
     

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