Sex Link? Or something else???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by iward05, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. iward05

    iward05 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought two of what I thought were barred rocks at TSC. Turns out this one isn't a barred rock! Is it a sex link or something else. It looks too solid black to be a sex link to me but I can't really find anything else that fits either. It is right at 4 weeks.
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Barred rocks have a white spot on their head. This might be a black sex-link pullets or one of several other breeds.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Dunno what it is, but black sex links can be solid black. I've bred a few, some totally black and others solid black with orange hackle (neck) feathers.
     
  4. Wishapup

    Wishapup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of my Black Sexlinks were solid black at that age.
     
  5. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Black stars don't have gray legs and feet.
     
  6. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like a black austalorp.
     
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  7. iward05

    iward05 Out Of The Brooder

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    Also is this a sex link cockerel or a barred rock pullet?
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  8. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a barred rock pullet.
     
  9. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I mean rooster. sorry I am used to saying pullet.
     
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  10. iward05

    iward05 Out Of The Brooder

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    How can you tell? The long comb?
     

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