What breed and sex?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JaimeRoxMySox, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. JaimeRoxMySox

    JaimeRoxMySox Out Of The Brooder

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    I own a bunch of chickens that free range my yard. I woke up this morning to find a new chicken in my yard with my chickens. I asked my neighbors if they knew who the chicken belonged to and they believe someone dropped it off at my place and left it. I'm not sure the breed or the sex so I was hoping you guys could help me out :) Not sure if its a hen or maybe a young rooster? Rhode Island Red or maybe a mix of something? What do you guys think?! It's super nice and likes to be held and pet. I'm already in love :) [​IMG]

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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Someone left you a red sex link hen :) Quarantine it away from your other birds for at least two weeks if you decide to keep it because it could be carrying diseases.
     
  3. KuneKune

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    It might be a new Hampshire red. :/
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    It's not. New Hampshires have no white and have black at the very ends of their tails.
     
  5. KuneKune

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    But new Hampshire's have faded feathers as they get older.
     
  6. keesmom

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    Red sex link hen.
     
  7. JaimeRoxMySox

    JaimeRoxMySox Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys!! I have her quarantined and giving her lots of love and cuddles :) My partner and I love her!! I knew you guys would know the breed! Thank you so much :)
     
  8. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Enjoy her! Red sex links lay tons of eggs so you should get lots of large brown eggs from her.
     
  9. JaimeRoxMySox

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    Awesome! That's a nice plus :)
     

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