Please identify these red layers!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bahamabanty, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. bahamabanty

    bahamabanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goodmorning, can someone identify these brown layers? Are these production reds, golden comets, rhode island red-hybrids or an other type?
    I am interested in buying but need to be sure what I am getting.
     
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    They appear to be red sex links. Very good egg layers, I myself have three.
     
  3. ChibiCrow

    ChibiCrow Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with Pyxis, I had about 4 of them 2 years ago.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Look like Red Sex-Links to me (also called Cinnamon Queens, Golden Comets, and Red Stars).
     
  5. bahamabanty

    bahamabanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh great. So Golden Comet, Red Star, Cinnamon Queen and red sex link all means the same thing?
    Thats what I wanted. Thanks
     
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  6. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    They can be a little different, as the breeds crossed to achieve them can vary, but yes, they are all red sex links and they will all lay spectacularly.
     
  7. bahamabanty

    bahamabanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes spectacularly, thats what I am looking for :)
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Red birds with white tips and tails are some type of sex link.

    Red sex link is like a generic term, like ibuprofen. Red star, golden comet, cinnamon queen, etc are all different brand names from different hatcheries for basically the same thing--like Motrin, Advil, etc. Same basic make-up, different marketing terms.
     
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  9. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are Red Sex Links but I wouldn't buy birds from a place that kept them like that. The coop looks absolutely filthy. I would be worried about the health of the birds, like them having lice or mites then transferring them to your coop.
     
  10. bahamabanty

    bahamabanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah good point. They do look filthy.
     

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