What about these pullets? Any one know for sure what they are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChelleBelle, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. ChelleBelle

    ChelleBelle Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure this one's a Black Sex Link (just like the store said)
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    The store said this one is a Red Sex Link.
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    We were told she was an Ameraucana.
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    Rhode Island Red?
     
  2. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    The black one looks like an Australorp. Black Sex links usually have some gold in the neck feathers.
    Red Sex Link
    Easter Egger (Hatcheries call them Ameraucanas.)
    Production type Red
     
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  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    black assui
    red sex link
    EE
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  4. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    They look exactly like the ones that hatcheries sell under those names.

    Understand that they are hatchery representatives of those breeds, which means that they are likely not 100% pure and have not been selectively bred for SOP quality. If you want to call them by more accurate names, use "Easter Egger" or EE for the third and "Production Red" for the last. That way, if you are talking to someone who knows a little about chickens, you will be thinking of the same types.

    With that said, your birds look healthy, and happy, and will likely be egg laying fools! Enjoy your birds!

    ETA: Ha Ha! I type slower than everyone else! I do have one BSL that is all black, she has dark brown lacing on her hackle feathers but looks completely black. Her name is Cricket.
     
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  5. willowbranchfarm

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  6. ChelleBelle

    ChelleBelle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone. :) I'm glad these 4 are what the Feed Store said they were. I also have a Speckled Sussex that the store said was a Rhode Island Red.. lol That's why I was asking about these lovely ladies. They are all happy and healthy, and we enjoy them immensely.
     

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