Please identify these red layers!

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

  1. bahamabanty

    bahamabanty Songster

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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 Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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

    ChibiCrow In the Brooder

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

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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

    bahamabanty Songster

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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 Hatchi Wan Kenobi 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

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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! Songster

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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

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    Yeah good point. They do look filthy.
     

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