wondering what kind of chicken I have?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jmysgrl08, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. jmysgrl08

    jmysgrl08 Out Of The Brooder

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    We recently caught this chicken. She was a stray that showed up at my son's house in the suburbs. We trapped her thanks to some ideas given suggested by fellow BackYard Chicken members - thanks.
    We are curious about her breed, I thought maybe RIR because of her color and because they are so common. Also she is skittish but that could be a handling issue (lack of). She is the at the bottom of the pecking order but she doesn't seem to mind. I thought that might be due to her being added to the flock after the fact.
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  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Looks like she could be a Red Sexlink (Red Star, Golden Comet, Golden Sexlink, etc.).
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    She looks to be a red sex link.
     
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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  5. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    me too
     
  6. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

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    x5! [​IMG] They are wonderful egg-layers. Very pretty hen!
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think she's just a barnyard mix. Yes, she's red and white, but to me the color pattern isn't the same as the sex links. She seems to have a blue-ish undertone? and the comb looks a little wonky to me, not quite a straight comb.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    She looks like a Red Sex link or some kinda of other mixed breed.
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  10. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me three
     

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