what breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenMommy, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. ChickenMommy

    ChickenMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me what breed this chicken is, and if its a hen or a roo.
    It was suppose to be a black-sex link hen.
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  2. ChickenMommy

    ChickenMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  3. kristineinks

    kristineinks Out Of The Brooder

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    She looks EXACTLY like my black sex-link hens!
     
  4. ChickenMommy

    ChickenMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do your black sex links have black feet and legs?
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I don't think sexlinks have black feet and legs, but Australorps do. Hmm, hard for me to say, but I do think maybe they put another breed in there. Sexlinks are black with some brown/gold around the neck area. Go to this site and find the picture of those two breeds in Raising Chicks.
    www.Feathersite.com. It's a great one for I.D. purposes.
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I have a pair of black sex links and their legs started out pretty dark like that and since they are into their second year of laying, have very pale grey legs now. It could be a sex link still. I would say female.
     
  7. chickens^^

    chickens^^ Out Of The Brooder

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    ususally if the feathers are rounded at the end then they are hens and if they are more pointed then a roo. also you can hold it on it's back for a lottle while and if it keeps kicking then it is a roo, but if it kicks for a few seconds then stops then it is a hen.
     
  8. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Hey, chickens^^ , I never heard the 'holding on its back for kicking time' to determine roo vs hen!! [​IMG]

    Goes to show, yet again, I learn something new on this forum every single day!! [​IMG]
     
  9. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Black Sex-links do not have dark legs, they are normal chicken flesh colored.
     
  10. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black sex links have yellow legs. Thats an Australorp chick IMO.
     

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