Black sex link bantam?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aiwendil, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. aiwendil

    aiwendil Hatching

    Aug 22, 2010
    I have a 13 week old girl I hatched, that was meant to be a bantam dominique. The other hen and roo from the same group of eggs have turned out looking like normal bantam dominiques, but she remained solid black, until about 2 weeks ago, when I noticed she was starting to get bits of red feathers around her neck.
    I got the eggs off of ebay, and I do recall the seller listing bantam RIR's among the other breeds they raise. I know RIR over dominique will produce a black sex link in standards, but does the same principle apply for bantys? Or maybe she's something else entirely?


    Here's a better look at the red on her neck:

    Any thoughts?

  2. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Songster

    Nov 24, 2009
    I would not see why sex linking would not work. I think you could possibly got a mini BSL.
  3. Chickenlover20

    Chickenlover20 Chirping

    Jul 4, 2012
    Is her or his parents a Dominiques and RIR?
    If i use dominique roo over RI hen will its still black link?
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Nope. For black sex links, the hen has to be barred or cuckoo and the roo non-barred. Here's a link to pretty much the definative thread on sex link info.

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