NOT a rhode island red hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by faireeluvr, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. faireeluvr

    faireeluvr New Egg

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    I got this guy from somebody who ordered rhode island red hens, obviously he is neither I can't find any pics online that really look like him so what is he?
     
  2. faireeluvr

    faireeluvr New Egg

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    Here is another pic of Big Boy. He is still kinda young he doesnt have his spurs yet.
     
  3. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    He looks like a red sex link roo to me.
     
  4. Quinn4321

    Quinn4321 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2010
    P.A/M.D border, USA
    haha
     
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  5. faireeluvr

    faireeluvr New Egg

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    Yay! He does look like a red sex link rooster, but how in the name of pete do you confuse a little yellow chick with a red chick? I was looking for yellow roosters that start as red chicks because I assumed thats what happened, although I never thought to ask his original people. I know hybrids dont breed true but anybody know what I will get if I let my rhode island red hen raise a clutch with him?
     
  6. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Red sex link rooster. May have been packed in for free?
     
  7. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Since he is half red bird himself, you'd get fine enough birds. Or, at 8-9 lbs, he'll make dandy soup too.
     
  8. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
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