Black Sexlink X Black Sexlink

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mazojoe, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. mazojoe

    mazojoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2010
    Arena, WI
    First of I know I cant sex them based on color when crossing them back!

    I wanted to see if anyone has before and after pictures when breeding them back on each other! I have some eggs in the incubator that are exactly this and I am getting ansy and want an idea of what they will look like!

    What traits or colors distinguish themselves more the second time around and things like that!

    Thank you for feeding my craving,

  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Not sure, maybe you can take pictures for us.

    My guess they will be black or dappled black and still lay great.

    good luck
  3. AquaEyes

    AquaEyes Chillin' With My Peeps

    First, I'd have to ask if what is called "Black Sex-Link" is produced from the same breed-cross every time -- if it's simply a matter of crossing any two specifically-colored birds with the result of sex-linked offspring distinguishable by color, then not everyone will necessarily have the same thing when they are comparing their "Black Sex-Links." If you know what parent breeds were crossed, then it's just a matter of balancing which traits that differ between them are dominant and which are recessive, then figuring out new combinations that sort out from an F1 X F1 breeding.[​IMG]
  4. mazojoe

    mazojoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2010
    Arena, WI
    The black sexlink is from a hatchery and would assume that they are RR roo x BR hen...
  5. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2011
    If that's the case, then according to the chicken calculator
    one third of the chicks would be black, one third black barred
    the other third would an assortment of colors - half with barring
    check it out, some pretty wild combos are possible.

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