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agree with Donrae

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Originally Posted by donrae View Post
 

Not technically a breed, although the hatchery probably claims it is. golden buffs are themselves a sex link, meaning they're a high production cross where the sex is linked to the color, so the chicks are sexable at hatch. Sex linkage is a one time deal, and you can't use a sex link to make a sex link (unless you want to get into more tricky genetics than this thread is geared for).

 

Even if these hens were, say, buff Orpingtons, there still would be no sex linkage in the chicks. Red/gold sex links require a gold rooster over a silver hen.

Agreed.

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Breeder of Dutch bantams, Wyandotte bantams, and a few exhibition rabbits.

Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

"All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts."

--William Shakespeare

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