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Are Columbian Rocks Sex-Linked?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jetblack2004, May 29, 2016.

  1. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm hatching some I a couple of weeks and I wondered wether they were sex linked. I've seen some pictures on the internet and the hens look different to the Cockerels when they are adults but I was wondering if they look different when they are chicks?

    Thanks!
     
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    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Nope, they're not sex linked.

    You can use a Colombian Rock hen as the female in a red sex link cross. Put her under a Red based rooster and the chicks will be sex linked. But as a pure breed, nope, you'll just have to wait for combs, etc to tell who is what.
     
  4. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, Thank you!
     

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