Suspicious Golden Sex-link

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Pele, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    Hi all,

    I just got my first ever flock of chickens, and I figured I'd make things easier on myself by getting the golden comets. When I got them, I had three caramel colored girls, and one suspiciously yellow possible boy. I wanted to know if anyone has ever got a lighter colored gold comet that had the little stripes down it's back, and if it's just a color variation within the female gender for these chickens. From what I understand the males don't have any markings at all, just fluffy light yellow.

    Am I way off base or can I expect Goldie to turn manly on me?
     
  2. It is iffy. At 10 weeks, it will be a cinch to know. Meanwhile think good thoughts.[​IMG]
    98% of all sex links are obvious, but there always that 2% with that indistinguishable coloring.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Aren't the boys supposed to be silvery colored? Look on the sex-link info, they have side by side pics of the color difference.
     
  4. bluere11e

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    There's always a possibility of a throw back.. Anythings possible when your breeding umpteen gazillions..lol
     
  5. Cindilou

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