What breed is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ilovemyduckies, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I know this is a weird question, but is there a difference between a sex-link and a red star. A red star is a sex-linked chicken right? Does she look like a red star? When I got her they said she was a golden sex-link.

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    Thanks in advance :D
     
  2. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry that I put it on as a thread... I'm new to this.
     
  3. ProudNewChickenMommy86

    ProudNewChickenMommy86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she looks exactly like my red sex link. i was told that's what she was. but i may be wrong idk??
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    she didn't want her pic taken but i did at least get her colors lol
     
  4. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a red sex-link to me. Red Star is just another name for that; they're the same thing :) And I think the term gold sex-link can be used interchangeably with the red. Someone with more experience feel free to correct me on that last part if I'm wrong.
     
  5. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a gold sexlink is just a light version of a red sexlink, usually using a buff rooster. There are also some hatcheries that sell "brown sexlinks", same thing, just using different parent breeds.

    Your hen is a Sexlink, hatcheries have named theirs red stars, cinnamon queens, ISA browns, etc.
     
  6. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, that's what I was asking. I was wondering if a red sex-link and red star are the same thing or not. 'cause what I've seen makes it look like they are the same breed. Thanks :D
     
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  7. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can think of "Red Star" as a brand name, she is a red sexlink. [​IMG]
     

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