sex and breed of chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by DanaeW, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. DanaeW

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    I need to find out the sex and breed of my chickens! Please help! there are a total of 4 chickens
     
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  2. BantamLover21

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    Post some photos of them. [​IMG]
     
  3. donrae

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    How old are they and where did they come from?

    I'm seeing a barred rock pullet and red sex link hens. Although, one of those red sex links looks like a second generation color to me. Still looks like a female unless it's quite young.
     
  4. BantamLover21

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    Looks like you have one Barred Rock pullet and two Red Sex-link (also called Red Stars) pullets. I agree with donrae, though, in that one of the Red Stars looks like a second generation colored one. Despite that, I still think its a pullet.
     
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  5. DanaeW

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    They are between 5 and 6 months old. What does second generation colored mean? And does that mean there are no roosters? When should they start to lay?
     
  6. donrae

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    At that age they all look like hens. Those red girls look like they should be laying, if not now within the next month. If you free-range them, I'd go on an intensive egg hunt and/or confine them to a run for a few days to see if anyone's hiding eggs.
     

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