Rhode island buffs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mpmb1227, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. mpmb1227

    mpmb1227 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so I own four excellent hens. I just have no idea what breed they are due to the manner in which I acquired them. Anyways, I am going to post a few pictures and if anyone can help me, I would be very thankful!
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    They are large birds, probably about 1.5 ft from head to tail. Hopefully you can see them well enough, but my thoughts are maybe they are buff orpingtons mixed with rhode isand reds?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    They appear to be red sex links, crossbreeds designed for easy sexing and egg production. Very pretty :)
     
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  3. mpmb1227

    mpmb1227 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! They lay medium to large sized eggs that range from a cream-brown to light brown color and the ones laying are at around 1 a day. Does this sound like the sexlinks?
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Yep, that would be correct for them! They are known for good egg production.
     
  5. mpmb1227

    mpmb1227 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome, thanks for the feedback!
     
  6. NorthmenFeather

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    They look like they could be a red sussex too.
     
  7. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Red Sussex usually have some black in the tail and hackles, and not any white, so I don't think that would be it.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They are Red Sex-Links.
     
  9. larush

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    Agree, red sex links!
     
  10. NorthmenFeather

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    Ya red sex links
     

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