Supposed to be a Red Sex Link rooster, but not sure.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by old mama hen, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. old mama hen

    old mama hen Out Of The Brooder

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    We ordered some Red Sex Link chicks the end of November. They were all supposed to be pullets, but one is a rooster. We couldn't be happier. After checking pictures we don't believe that he is a Red Sex Link or Red Star, but could be wrong. He is 15 weeks old today. Any ideas? Sorry, the picture keeps rotating sideways[​IMG]
     
  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    tuftless aracuna mix
    (not mine)
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  3. old mama hen

    old mama hen Out Of The Brooder

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    That could be a possibility. Looks similar to one I had seen before.
     
  4. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    well it is rumpless and has a pea comb (if i am correct)
     
  5. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The OP's rooster is not rumpless. It is a bad angle, but if you look closely you can see he does have a tail, or at least the bone structure. I would like to see a picture of his comb close-up and maybe from the side. Araucana are really rare and I'm 99.9999% positive that there is absolutely no way the would be mistaken for a red sex link.

    And OP, lemme tell ya, I have never ever figured out how to get the forum to stop messing up my pictures and turning them sideways! Pretty rooster - more pictures will help :)
     
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  6. old mama hen

    old mama hen Out Of The Brooder

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    Will see what I can do and yes he does have a tail. I also checked the hatchery where we got the chicks and they don't have the aracunas so that's ruled out.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    A red sex link roo will be mostly white, with red patches on the shoulders. He's a roo, all right, but not rsl. What hatchery did he come from?
     
  8. old mama hen

    old mama hen Out Of The Brooder

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    Our son-in-law has an rsl roo and it is white and has the patches. The hatchery is Stromberg's. We are really happy with them. We ordered 25 and received 27 all were in wonderful condition and are thriving. I had sent the picture to them asking their opinion and they believe it's a Buff Cornish and after looking at a couple of pictures I believe it could be. Not sure how it happened, but it is what it is.
     
  9. crgodschild

    crgodschild Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not shore my self but we got two exactlly like yours so if you find out what yours is let me know because I would really like to know.
    Carolyn
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  10. crgodschild

    crgodschild Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not shore my self but we got two exactlly like yours so if you find out what yours is let me know because I would really like to know.
    Carolyn
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