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Here is a photo I had on file . Not sure when I will have some to sell . Molting has started . Not sure what they are selling now . If they are blue they are probably sex links . I will have to take a look at their page .
If you mean the Carolina blues they sell . Those are sex links not auto sexing . These can be made with a splash EE or Ameraucana rooster ( 2 copies of blue ) over black barred hens like barred rocks . The male chicks will have the white or creamy white head spot . All chicks will carry 1 blue gene . You will not be able to sex at hatch in future generations .
Barring is the key to these sex links and auto sexing breeds and hybrids . Auto sexing is best on chipmunk striped chicks ( wild type chick pattern ) . Add barring to chipmunk pattern . You must have a rooster with 2 barring genes and barred hens to get auto sexing . The second generation will produce some roosters with 2 barring genes .
Yes they are . I see no real difference between these , Legbar , EE , Ameraucana and Araucana in egg color . I do try to hatch from the best color eggs .