BR or Black sexlink

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by AtRendeAcres, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    How do you tell a BR from a Black Sexlink Roo???

    I had an order were they put roos in for warmth I gave all but 1 away

    He has apretty good temperment!

    I would keep him & put with BR girls but, I don't want to put a mutt with them

    So, is there anyway to tell???
     
  2. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Well, supposedly this is what the sexes look like:

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    Notice the coloration on the males front? In a barred rock that shouldn't be there. That being said HATCHERY Barred rocks are going to be difficult to distinguish between which is which.

    The Black Sex-link cockbird will have much more "meshing" of the colors. The lines on it's body won't be NEARLY as defined as those on a barred rock.
     
  3. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    Thanks so much!!!

    He is a barred rock than!

    the only chickens I have that aren't hatchery are my Brahmas
     
  4. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
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    I think I need to see some photos of these Brahmas! [​IMG]
     

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