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please identify my hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by catsmithpuddin, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. catsmithpuddin

    catsmithpuddin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am smaller than a barred rock of the same age (3 mo).
     
  2. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red Star???
     
  3. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Looks like one to me.

    they also call them sexlinks, golden comets
     
  4. lothefarmer

    lothefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like a red star to me also.
     
  5. catsmithpuddin

    catsmithpuddin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool, the wifey looked up red star on wikipedia and she looks exactly like the picture!

    Thanks so much!

    Are they good layers as a breed? I got some learning to do!
     
  6. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:They are the one of best egg layers. 6-7 eggs a weeks. Large brown eggs.
     
  7. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup and very sweet too!!!! I think they are rhode Island reds mixed with something?? I had a few last year they were great!!
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  8. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Looks like you hen has a beard. Does She?
    If so she isn't a "Red Star"..

    Chris
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:I was wondering if it was just me!! [​IMG]

    If she does, I'd say Easter Egger. . . They do often come in this color, but usually on males.
     
  10. catsmithpuddin

    catsmithpuddin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure about the beard but she is a little fluffy at the back of her beak. I will try and get a better pic tomorrow.
     

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