Red Star pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NuffSaid, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. NuffSaid

    NuffSaid Out Of The Brooder

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    She (?) is 5 1/2 weeks old and I'm confused by the feathers sticking up near the tail/lower back. I have another chick who sometimes has feathers sticking up like this but sometimes they are laid down. This particular chick, those feathers are always fluffed up like this.

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  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    All sexlinks are sexed by color at hatch. A red sexlink female is red, male is white. There is no mistaking gender, it's 100% accurate. That is a pullet.
     
  3. NuffSaid

    NuffSaid Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased them as "pullets", breed unknown, 2 days old. They were yellow with varying degrees of two brownish strips on their backs. I posted on here and a couple people said they looked like Red Stars, so I'm not positive on that.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, that's a red sex link (red star) pullet. Those ruffled feathers are likely something she'll outgrow.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  6. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, its a red star, and it's a pullet! [​IMG]
     

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