What breed is my chick? And is it a Roo or a Pullet.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by traceydrogers, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. traceydrogers

    traceydrogers Hatching

    May 18, 2010
    Please help me identify the breed and sex of my sweet chicken.



    Thanks so much!
  2. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    It is a Black Sex Link. Dont let the comb fool you, Its a girl (sounds crazy , I know ) Sex Links get Big Combs early.
  3. sabong

    sabong In the Brooder

    Jun 5, 2010
    hmmm...it looks like a wyandotte but it has black shanks...could also be a sex link...but I'm not sure...do you know anything about it?
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010
  4. math ace

    math ace Crowing

    Dec 17, 2009
    Jacksonville, FL
    I am guessing EE and a roo at that
  5. sreihart

    sreihart Songster

    Can't be a Wyandotte because they have a rose comb. [​IMG]
  6. bturbo87

    bturbo87 Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
    how old, because with a comb that red, that small im leaning towards roo, but if you have a bantam then it could be older, which might swing me towards pullet, as far as breed, at first glance i wanted to say golden sebright, but the body feathering is throwing me off just a little, as well as around the cheeks/ears, so im not sure.
  7. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    Quote:Actually wyandottes can have a single comb but it would be a "pet quality" bird [​IMG] The legs are black though, so I'm agreeing with the person who said BSL... As for gender, I think BSL roos are barred, so I'd say pullet [​IMG]

    RAREROO Crowing

    Jul 22, 2009
    Alapaha, Ga
    Im saying roo. Cant really tell if it is a bantam or large fowl, but I still say roo. The color doesnt nesscessarily mean its a sexlinks, if a black and buff bird are crossed together, both sexes will come out looking like that. Cant be a wyandotte, type is off and it has a single comb, same for the Golden Seabright, it has a single combe and doesnt have the lacing of seabrights. And I dont really see much EE influence, so I would say it is just a random mixed roo with a color common of that crossed from a black on buff, if you look up and find pics of black X buff orps, both sexes look like that.

    Do you have anymore information as to what the parents were or where it came from and if it is a bantam or largefowl ? Or actually since your question was on gender and not breed, do you already know what cross it is ?

    RAREROO Crowing

    Jul 22, 2009
    Alapaha, Ga
    Oh and can you get a pic of it standing by itself with out being held so we can see its normal carriage ? That can help in determining the sex of birds.
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