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Cochin Bantam Sex Links?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ameliadanielle, May 25, 2016.

  1. ameliadanielle

    ameliadanielle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought three barred Cochin bantams from a straight run bin. They are all girls and right now I have no rooster for them unless I put them with a silkie. Which I know would give me sex links based on skin color.

    I have some black star pullets as well and I just LOVE their color. I know the black stars are made by breeding barred hens to a red rooster.

    So, if I get a red Cochin bantam rooster for my barred pullets, would the babies turn out colored like my black stars? I just love the way they look and I think any Cochin hens colored like my black stars would just be adorable. I also like the idea of knowing what sex everyone is at hatch since I cannot keep many roosters.
     
    Last edited: May 25, 2016
  2. ameliadanielle

    ameliadanielle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone tried this before and have pictures? My barred cochin bantam pullets aren't even laying eggs yet and I don't have a roo, so if it won't work no harm done.
     

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