Black Copper Maran sex-link?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by HuskerHens, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. HuskerHens

    HuskerHens New Egg

    Jan 24, 2016
    I have been planning to get a quality strain of Delawares soon. My better half really wants me to get some Black Copper Marans. While doing some research it seems like the BCM roo over a DEL hen would create sex-link chicks. Does anyone know this to be true?

    I've searched the sex-link information thread and Marans are not listed on the main post. Doing a search of the entire thread did not turn up an answer in the first several pages.

    I would be more inclined to get the Black Copper Marans if they sex-linked with the Dels. Thanks!
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 26, 2015
    Southeast Alabama
    i think the only Marans that you can use for sex-linked chicks are Cuckoo hens.

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