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Rooster? 3 month old Australop?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tabdelfab, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. tabdelfab

    tabdelfab Out Of The Brooder

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    Thoughts regarding gender on my approximately 3 month old chicken? I think it's and Australop. He/she has brown speckling down his chest and is developing a nice green tint to his black feathers.
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    If he has brown speckling on his chest - it could be a black sex-link. Google (or look on here) Black Australorps and Black Sex-links and compare them. My "australorps" turned out to be sexlinks.
     
  3. tabdelfab

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    Thanks for that tip. I will have browse.
     
  4. tabdelfab

    tabdelfab Out Of The Brooder

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    Based on the sec linked theory which I am thinking is probably correct, does this make my whit chook with tiny red speckling through his body a male?
     
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  7. ClucksAndPeeps

    ClucksAndPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed?
     
  8. ClucksAndPeeps

    ClucksAndPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black Sex-Link hen
     
  9. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I think the white one could be a red sex link cockerel. Did he come with the red birds?
     
  10. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Sex-link hens have red speckled too.
     

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