what type is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by camogirl, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. camogirl

    camogirl New Egg

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    I know these are both Cockerals but could do with knowing what type they are?
    They are bullying my other chickens so am thinking of getting rid of them. They are pure breeds so someone might be intrested in them but need to know what type they are first.

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  2. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless it's just the sun shining funny, I see a lot of red in them. That makes me think they're barred rock or cuckoo marans / red sex link mixes. If they were purebred, they wouldn't have the red in their feathers.
     
  3. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Barred Plymouth Rock
     
  4. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    True, the second one does have red (unless the light, like the previous person said). A mix is probably right.
     
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  5. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sex link roosters... Mix of a red dad and a barred rock mom.
     
  6. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Niether are purebred. But... if you wish to get rid of them, some folks do not care. Especially if they intend to process them for the freezer.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    This.

    If you feel you need to call them something, call them black sex link roosters, although that second one has far more color than I've ever seen on a bsl. But they all taste the same............
     
  8. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black SL roos.
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They look like Barred Plymouth Rocks!
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  10. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Sexlinks, crosses.
     

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