What am I? I thought this was a BSL, but it has white earlobes!

Basskids08

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I have BSL and their ears are the normal dark color and then I bought a bunch of other breeds and this one was in there. At first I thought it was a BSL but it has white earlobes, does anyone know what it is?
The second pic you can see the earlobes!





I know the pics aren't the best, will get more tomorrow if needed!
 
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Michael OShay

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It certainly appears to be Black Sex Link hen, but I've raised many of them and never seen one with white ear lobes. It also appears to have a white feather in its lower back. Sex Links are hybrids to begin with and perhaps somewhere in its breeding some Mediterranean class breed was introduced into its breeding.
 

Chris09

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I'm not seeing anything screaming Black Sex-Link.
The Blue legs and White earlobes throws out the typical Black Sex-Link.
She could be just a Black chicken with Gold leakage.
 

Michael OShay

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Is that what their called black chickens?
What Chris09 is saying is it may just be a mixed breed, commonly referred to as a "mutt bird," that is primarily black in this case, and he certainly may be correct. It's definitely a hybrid, but not a standard Black Sex Link which is produced by crossing a RIR rooster with a barred hen (usually a Barred Rock).
 

Basskids08

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Is that what their called black chickens?


What Chris09 is saying is it may just be a mixed breed, commonly referred to as a "mutt bird," that is primarily black in this case, and he certainly may be correct.  It's definitely a hybrid, but not a standard Black Sex Link which is produced by crossing a RIR rooster with a barred hen (usually a Barred Rock). 

Got ya, thank you all! :)
 
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