Are Black Stars and Black Sex-Links the same thing?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by phoenixmama, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. phoenixmama

    phoenixmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The subject says it all! [​IMG]
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Yes they are, but to clarify a bit more clearly.

    Black sex-link refers to a black bird that can be sexed at birth. Black Star is a "strain" of black sex-link that is sold by a specific hatchery. The "black star" name is held by that hatchery...kind of like a trademark.
     
  3. phoenixmama

    phoenixmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the clarification!
     

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