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What breed is "nugget" ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chick lovers, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. chick lovers

    chick lovers Songster

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    Here is nugget I have no idea what she is. Can anyone help me? Thanks
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    She looks like a Wheaten Maran except for the leg color and the tail tip color isn't right. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Oh ya, she does look kinda like a wheaten maran!! Could she be a mix?[​IMG]
     
  4. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Crowing

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    She also could be a straight up ISA Brown or other sex-linked egglayer. That would make more sense than an off-color Marans. Here's an ISA Brown:

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  5. hmmmmm.... that’s true.
     
  6. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    She could be a mix because those neck feathers look like my Red Star's.
     
  7. GreenEggsNSpam

    GreenEggsNSpam In the Brooder

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    I believe she is one of the Red Sex-Link breeds, like a Golden Buff, Red Star, Golden Comet or Cinnamon Queen.

    All Red Sex-Link breeds are basically cross breeds between a red-breed rooster (like a New Hampshire or Rhode Island Red) and a white or silver-breed hen (like a White Rock, Barred Rock, or Silver Laced Wyandotte). They don't breed true when bred to another Sex-Link, so can only be created by cross breeding.
     
  8. chick lovers

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    Thanks for the responses. She lays a super dark egg with even darker spots.
     
  9. Your welcome[​IMG]
     
  10. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Crowing

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    Well, that does mean that she has a dark egg layer somewhere in her ancestry. A RSL wouldn't lay a super dark egg.
     

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