Cream crested roo

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by greensgoldens, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. greensgoldens

    greensgoldens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I just hatched out 15 chicks from a cream crested roo crossed with several varieties.
    Buff Orpington, black jersey giant, Americauna , barred rock and silver laced Wyandotte. Any idea if any of these will be sex linked? They sure are cute little things!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    No sex linkage from those crosses.

    Actually, the only one I'm not sure on is the SLW. I'm not sure if CCL are genetically gold? I think they are, and if so, the gold rooster over the silver hen would give you a form of red sex link chicks, with red females and silver males. The trick will be telling the two apart, sometimes there's just a bit of colored down on the face that shows the difference.
     
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    greensgoldens Out Of The Brooder

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    It will be really interesting! I'm anxious to see them grow. At what age can you generally tell the sex?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Probably around 6ish weeks. I think Legbars grow combs pretty early, with the Leghorn blood.
     

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