What breed??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gladson05, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. gladson05

    gladson05 Just Hatched

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    We have a few of these and don't seem to be something we ordered from the hatchery. They are turning more buff than white and getting brown spots under wings???[​IMG]
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My guess would be an Amberlink or some similar Leghorn based hybrid.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think amberlink
     
  4. gladson05

    gladson05 Just Hatched

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    The hatchery these were ordered from doesn't show amber link as something they have so who knows but I looked them up and they sure look like that!!!
     
  5. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you get everything that you did order? Packing peanuts (young roosters, often of the Red Sex-Link variety) are added to orders to help keep the chicks warm.
     
  6. gladson05

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    well that is interesting....my friend ordered the order and we just got some of hers....I will ask her!!! These all did have a marker on their head so that is very possible I guess....but in that case you are saying that they are likely all roosters???
     
  7. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatcheries often do mark the heads of the Red Sex Link males, so people can get rid of them. And yes, they would all be roosters.
     
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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What hatchery was it, and what was ordered? Not all hatcheries add packing peanuts.
     
  9. gladson05

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    Mcmurray hatchery and here is list [​IMG]
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's odd, MMM doesn't usually do packers. I'm not sure that's a cockerel, but it's still pretty young so I guess time will tell.
     

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