are my chicks sex links?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by justtoni44, May 31, 2010.

  1. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    Hi,
    My sussex hen just hatched 8 beautiful chicks. Father unknown as I have a few different breeds running together.
    The chicks are black with a white chest and a white spot on the top of their heads.
    If they are sex links would that make them all roosters?
    Thank You for responding.
     
  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Hmmm Do you have pics ? It sounds like you are describing barred chicks, but your Sussex hen would have to be barred for them to be sexlink males.

    So do you have a Barred rooster that could possibly be the father ? A barred rooster on Sussex hens would give all barred chicks.
     
  3. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    thank you for answering.
    Having trouble posting pictures.I'll keep trying to learn. There was a barred rock rooster...........
    Also an Astrolorp and my main man who looks like the Kellogs cereal rooster.
     
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