Taking Bets On Breed!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LanceTN, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. LanceTN

    LanceTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I got a random extra bird from Meyer in my order of Black Astralorps. My son has taken to calling him "the chosen one" because he's gold lol.

    So I'm taking bets on what you think he is, right now he's just over a week old!

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    If it is the Meyer Meal Maker keeping fingers crossed it is a Red Sex Link, or maybe a New Hampshire Red....
     
  3. LanceTN

    LanceTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah it's the Meyer Meal Maker chick. I was thinking a red sex link but it kind of looks like a Buff ORP chick too, no?
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking Red Sex-Link or New Hampshire Red as well. Buff Orpingtons should have white legs, while this chick has yellow ones.
     
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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking Red Sex-link, but New Hampshire Red is another possibility.
     
  6. LanceTN

    LanceTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is an update of his feathering a few weeks later.

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  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely a Red Sex-link.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a Red Sex-Link.
     
  9. LanceTN

    LanceTN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hope it's not really a he
     
  10. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    It isn't. It is a red sex link pullet. A sex link cockerel would be mostly white with red patches in the wingbow.
     
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