Are Productions Reds the same as Red Sex Links...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rosemaryfromoregon, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. rosemaryfromoregon

    rosemaryfromoregon Out Of The Brooder

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    ...or are they a different breed/hybrid?

    Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  2. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are different. Production reds are hatchery-type RIRs. A few people use the term to refer to hatchery New Hampshires, but that usage is less common. Sex-links are cross-bred so that they can be sexed by color at hatch.

    Here's feathersite's page on sex-links for more info:

    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sex-links/BRKSexLink.html
     
  3. rosemaryfromoregon

    rosemaryfromoregon Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much for your answer. Much appreciated! [​IMG]
     
  4. skeeter

    skeeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WELCOME OREGONIAN
     
  5. rosemaryfromoregon

    rosemaryfromoregon Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, Skeeter! Thanks for the welcome from a fellow Oregonian![​IMG]
     

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