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Black Sexlink breeding pair.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by carreras09, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. carreras09

    carreras09 Hatching

    Jan 17, 2014
    I have a pair of Black Sexlinks I have in a coop together, their eggs ive placed in an incubator should be hatching in the next couple of days. Curious as to what I should expect. What coloring should I expect? Have any one of you tried this before? If so have any pics?

  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    The most probable 1 in 6 outcome is barred and black birds of both sex. 1 in 57 chance you'll get red columbian and then the chances are slim but about every color and combination you can think of can hatch.
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    You'll get 25% solid pullets, 25% barred pullets, 25% single barred males and 25% double barred males.

    They'll be mostly black, you may get a touch of red leakage on the pullets, and the males will have leakage similar to your male bsl.

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