What Breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Whits End, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. Whits End

    Whits End In the Brooder

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    Just bought these lovely ladies, I was told they are brown leghorn, but their eggs are brown, not white, so I'm lost. They are young, only just starting the lay.[​IMG]

    The three small eggs are theirs, the large is from my RIR [​IMG]
     
  2. WyandotteIndeed

    WyandotteIndeed Chirping

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    Those are very nice red sex links. Most definitely not leghorns.
     
  3. Cyan Night

    Cyan Night Songster

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    Yep, red sex links
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

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  6. Whits End

    Whits End In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the responses, I've very happy with them, they are beautiful, and quite docile, hoping to fully tame them. I acquired a small flock of mixed hens and now I'm hooked, chicken lady through and through now.
    Here's one of my new girls on my lap...[​IMG]
     
  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Songster

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    Wow, those eggs are so pretty!!! They are unusually dark.

    Yes, your hens are Red Sexlinks (aka Golden Comet, Cinnamon Queen, Red Star, Gold Sexlink, ISA Brown, etc.).
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X4 on Red Sex Link hens. They are egg laying machines. :eek:)
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Beautiful Red Sex-Link hens!
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    They are Red Sex-link hens (sold under names like Red Star, Isa Brown, Golden Comet, etc.) Definitely not leghorns, but they are similar to leghorns in that they are excellent egg producers.
     

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