Red Sex Links?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ameliadanielle, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. ameliadanielle

    ameliadanielle Songster

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    So, I had what I thought were four of the same type of chicken. I thought all four of these were red sex links. But now I have two that definitely look like red sex links to me, at least what I've seen online and expect them to look like. The other two I don't know. Unless they are a different type. Or unless two of the four are roosters. I have no clue. Maybe just sex links from different types of breeding? Aren't there tons of different combinations of red sex links?

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    This is what I expected red sex links to look like. The feathers they grew at first on their wings were white. Now all of their feathers coming in are red.

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    These have remained the same golden color they were as tiny chicks, all of their feathers growing in are this golden color.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    The birds that look like the first one are Red Sex-Links. The others are probably either Production Reds or Buff Orpingtons.
     
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  3. ameliadanielle

    ameliadanielle Songster

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    I thought I had ended up with two different kinds. They act differently too. The two from picture 1 are nervous and don't like to be touched like the wyandottes. The two from picture 2 are sweeter and don't really care if we handle them or not. They had started out as my least favorite, I had only wanted the dark ones and my almost 4 year old daughter cried for "yellow chicks" and she picked the two from picture 2. Now they're our favorites. Since they don't mind being held, they get held a LOT.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Agreed.
     
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