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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BubbaLikesIt, May 16, 2016.

  1. BubbaLikesIt

    BubbaLikesIt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Terrible photo. These chicks were found just after Easter. A woman had bought these from Tractor Supply for easter baskets and tried to return them to Tractor Supply. I found all of this out after talking to the cashier when I found them sitting in a box out in the parking lot. I didn't ask any questions but I think they are Red Sex Links or a variation of the breed. They are a rusty color with white plumage. We have recently (two years ago) received two Black Sex Links in a mixed pullet order and they have worked out really well.
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I can't tell from the picture what they are, but from your description they sound like red sex links. Mostly red with white in the tail and wings. Glad you found them and took them in! They will have a much better life with you.
     
  3. BubbaLikesIt

    BubbaLikesIt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another terrible photo.

    We have enough chickens as it is but a few more eggs isn't going to hurt. I've looked around and think you are right. They are some kind of Red Sex Link chicken but it doesn't really matter. If the coloring holds true to the description, I got 6 pullets.
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It's blurry, but it's definitely a red sex link pullet. If they all look like that then they are all pullets. Cockerels would be mostly white.
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
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  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. littlegreywolf

    littlegreywolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw, that's terrible someone would be so irresponsible to do that to some poor chickens! I'm glad you found those girls and gave them a good home. They are probably Golden Sex Links, like the ones I bought from Tractor Supply. I have 24 and love all of them, except for the mean one that pecks me and draws blood. We might be eating or rehoming her...
     
  8. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A started pullet will easily sell for $10-20 on CL. Dumb lady on so many levels.
     
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