Black sex link same chactoristics?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chick_magnet, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. chick_magnet

    chick_magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought a few black sex link and all of them have different coloring. some have black feet some have red, some have red-orange chest and some have all black chest. some have white dot on their head and some don't
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    On black sex links, the white dot on the head means it's a male. Those without the dot would be females.
     
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    chick_magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know what the rest of the different characteristic means
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Black sex link females will usually have brown leakage in their chest. It can vary in how much.

    Are you sure they are all black sex links? Can you post pictures, it would make it easier to tell.
     
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    chick_magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah i see what u mean. i have some that are brown at the chest and some the is all black and some that have white dots all over their feathers. how do i post pictures?
     
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    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    The barred one on the right is a rooster. The one on the left I can't see well enough to tell sex. (it could be a sex link male, or a cuckoo marans - not barred rock they have yellow legs.) In the bottom picture, the black one is a rooster, and not a sex link.
     
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    chick_magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    huh well i guess the person i bought it from screw me over. do you know where can take a rooster if i don't want it?
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Some feed stores will take them, or you can put them on craigslist.
     

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