Black Sex Link, or Not??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by coastaltx, May 15, 2010.

  1. coastaltx

    coastaltx Out Of The Brooder

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    Bought 2 BSL pullets that are now around 5 weeks. The one is staying black, but this one is a different story! It is getting lots of goldish brown. What is it??

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  2. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Black sexlink pullets often have a lot of red or brown mixed in. Some come out looking like they have red breasts, and some come out really "muddy" looking

    Here is one of mine when she was growing up:
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  3. coastaltx

    coastaltx Out Of The Brooder

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    Wonderful! Thanks for the reply. All the ones I have seen just have a brownish breast. Thanks.
     
  4. anniem

    anniem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's one of my BSLs
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    There was a recent thread like this, the chick was more brown than yours but less than mine. Seems to be an uncommon but not unusual variation.
     

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