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Black sex links??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SoORchick73, May 15, 2011.

  1. SoORchick73

    SoORchick73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was browsing through the breeds and dont see those listed. The ranch store where we got our chicks said ours were black sex links? Well 2 of the 6 anyway. When I googled it, it said they are a result of the mom being a Barred Rock...but that breed isnt listed either. Confused...
     
  2. smokeykk

    smokeykk Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. RaZ

    RaZ Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    TBD - Please help.
    Thanks for that link, smokeykk. I picked up 3 BSL last week along with 3 Buff Orpingtons.
     
  4. SoORchick73

    SoORchick73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I wonder why BYC doesnt list them in the breed directory? Hmm.
     
  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Because it isn't a breed. It is a hybrid. Usually, but not necessarily, a Red roo over a Barred Rock hen.
     

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