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Not even sure bread or gender

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tillyschick, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. tillyschick

    tillyschick Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told this one was a red sex link. It has grown much much faster then my other chickens. Anyone want to guess rooster or hen? Does it look like a sex link? [​IMG]
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  2. tillyschick

    tillyschick Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha! Breed not bread. I'm pretty sure it's not a loaf [​IMG]
     
  3. HopieGirl4Ever

    HopieGirl4Ever The Chook Artist

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    It looks like a rooster to me :) I'm not sure about breed.
     
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  4. tillyschick

    tillyschick Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm feeling rooster too but if it's my seed link then it's suppose to a pullet. It could also be a Dixie rainbow, those were mixed. I know it's not a buff though. Those two I've figured out [​IMG]
     
  5. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think your loaf is a mixed breed. :) Although it could be a black sexlink rooster (sexlinks are a mix of breeds). I'm pretty sure it's a rooster.
     
  6. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dixie rainbow makes sense, and would also explain why he's grown so fast. :)

    A red sex link pullet will be red on the front and white at the tail. Have any like that?

    Maybe it is a pumpernickel. LOL
     
  7. tillyschick

    tillyschick Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]

    These were all six of my chicks.

    I'm still thinking pumpernickel is a contender [​IMG]

    In the first pic up above, the chicken on the left is probably one of my pullets if this guy is a rooster and Dixie rainbow.
     
  8. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have hardly any experience with these guys, and there is a lot of variation with sex links because they can be mixes of different breeds. Normally I'd suspect the chipmunk chick on the left as your sexlink, but I assume that's the chick that turned into your dixie rainbow/pumpernickel. :) I'm going to guess that the red sex link is one of the two that are just a bit more shaded and a bit more reddish - on the top and the far right. What did those two grow up to be?

    Edit - just read your post more carefully. Yes, the chicken on the left is likely your sex link. :)
     
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