black star cross chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RedandCompany, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. RedandCompany

    RedandCompany New Egg

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    Would the chicks of a black star hen x white orpington rooster be sex linked also?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    No. Sex Links are one generation only. Since I believe the white seen in Orpingtons is usually recessive white, you'll see offspring which are the result of BSL coloring (black with red leakage) crossed with whatever color the Orpington's white plumage is hiding. (White birds are not genetically white, they are a different color such as Buff, Black, etc. hidden by white). Which is to say it's really impossible to know what they'll look like until they've hatched.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  4. RedandCompany

    RedandCompany New Egg

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    Thank you
     

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