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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Acable14, Nov 1, 2014.

  1. Acable14

    Acable14 In the Brooder

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    Hi im in north carolina i have 4 rhode island reds 4 gold sexlinks 10 cornish rock
     
  2. cherokeebird

    cherokeebird Chirping

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    Hello and welcome!! Albemarle here, 10 buff orphington hens and a roo! Great place to chat, get I go, and to ask questions!!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. You have a good combination of layers and meat birds. Gold Sex Link is one of many labels under which some hatcheries market their Red Sex Links, which are produced by crossing a red gene rooster with a silver gene rooster. The resulting offspring can be sexed by color at hatching (male chicks are whitish, female chicks are reddish), and they will outlay either parent breed. It's one of the interesting quirks of hybridization. A few hatcheries like Ideal Poultry and Cackle Hatchery market their Red Sex Links under multiple labels, depending on which silver gene hen is used in the cross, but no matter which label they are marketed under, all Red Sex Links are egg laying machines, and you should get loads of eggs from those 4 girls. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  4. Acable14

    Acable14 In the Brooder

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    Great to meet you and i love buff orphingtons
     
  5. Acable14

    Acable14 In the Brooder

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    Yea i want to do a little crossing of my own
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Welcome from Georgia. So glad you joined us.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    So glad you could join our community!
     

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