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Thick legs on chick??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by artsyrobin, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    Hi all, been told this is a red sex link- her legs seem a bit thick- is that a sex link trait? She's about 3 weeks...

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  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I think you may have a rooster.
     
  3. RIVERRAT

    RIVERRAT Out Of The Brooder

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    not an expert. but i'm gueessing red broiler.if it eats like a piggy an poops alot i'm right.
     
  4. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    My red sex link has ridiculously thick legs. She doesnt' look exactly like yours, but her legs are thicker than my roos who were a week older.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Could be a red broiler roo?

    Or a Production red roo?

    ... with legs that thick I doubt it's a pullet.... but anything is possible.
     
  6. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    here are a couple more images- both of these chicks were free from tsc pullet bin...they had been pecked pretty bad, and they gave them to me.

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    the younger one is in the bottom photo in the front
     
  7. RIVERRAT

    RIVERRAT Out Of The Brooder

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    in about a week if it looks like my avatar then red broiler
     
  8. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an EE x BSL pullet with super thick legs; from day one I was sure she was a rooster; she even developed a big red three-row pea comb. I had her in with the cockerels for quite awhile before I did a double-take a realized she was a girl! I named her "Pat" and she's laying nice big green eggs now ...
     
  9. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    then maybe she is a she...[​IMG] thanks for sharing... poor little pat!
     

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