In the Brooder
- Apr 7, 2014
Black sex links are a cross between a barred hen and a non-barred rooster. The hen passes the barring gene to only the male offspring. The chicks can be sexed at hatch because the males will have a white spot on the head.what does sexlinked mean?
x2Sex-link is a bird bred to be sexable at hatch. The second bird looks similar to Black Sex-link cockerel, but the first one looks more like a hatchery quality Barred Rock.
Feathersite page on Sex-links--including pictures of Black Sex-link roosters: