Supposed to be chanteclers. Or something else?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dmaldet, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased these from breeder. Are they really chanteclers? I can't find pictures that look like them. I may have one rooster and one hen. Any thoughts on breed or sex?[​IMG]
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not Chanteclers, the single comb disqualifies the immediately. Chanteclers are cushion combed. So definitely something else.
     
  3. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I thought too. Any idea what they might be?
     
  4. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like Red sex links. I'm not sure but that what it looks like. If they are Red sex links then both will end up being girls.
     
  5. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then I guess that's a positive. Are they good egg layers or are they meat chickens?
     
  6. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're amazing egg layers. I have 3 and I get about an egg a day, except in winter because I don't have a light out there for them. Wonderful birds ! One of mine just went broody and hatched out 7 chicks ! My profile picture is her with one of her babies.
     
  7. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cannot see your profile picture. Are you able to attach a picture for me to see what yours look like. I'm reading a lot of these posts and looks like a lot of people sell to people and say they are breeds that the chicks are not. It's a bummer because I paid different amounts for each of the breeds I supposed purchased.
     
  8. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry that happened to you. I just got a Rooster about 2 months back that was said to be an Americauna and ended up being a Production Faverolle. Beautiful and kind bird, regardless. Just not what I thought he was. Here is my Red sex link, Crumbs and her baby, Penguin. Red sex links aren't known for going broody but you never know !



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  9. dmaldet

    dmaldet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So just because they have red combs and wattles already doesn't always mean rooster. This whole thing is so confusing. I'm just hoping some of the twelve I bought are hens. Maybe I should just buy cheap hatchery chicks next time and take my chances. I paid $30 a piece for some of them. Ugh
     
  10. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To me they both look like hens. I have a almost 6 week old rooster that's got bigger wattles then your girls. [​IMG] And if they are Red sex links then they're definitely girls. They will lay really large brown eggs almost everyday. I'd maybe contact the breeder and talk to them about it. Maybe they'll tell you what they really are. I'm very sorry they did that to you. Especially if they knew that it not the breed of chicken and felt okay making you pay that much. I didn't even have to pay that much for my Yellow Golden Pheasants and they can be $200.
     

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