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Creating sex-link chicks!!! Help!?!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ChickenPrnces, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. ChickenPrnces

    ChickenPrnces Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am soooo confused by the only chart I can find! please help me! I have a black australorp roo! What can he be crossed with to create sexable day old babies?????
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'm not a genetic expert. There has to be something, but it would be easier to answer if you had a RIR roo.
     
  3. camalianus

    camalianus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you check like 6 treads bellow your posting you'll find the tread named Sex-linked information created by tadkerson. Plenty of very good information. I encourage you to take a look. To make it short one of the table states how to create sex link using a Black Australorp Roo. Any of the following female breeds will make a black sex linked chick: Barred Rock, Cucko Maran, Dominique and Barred Holland. Females chicks will be completely black, they will be black as adult. Male will have a white spot in top of their heads, they will be barred as adult. I hope this help. [​IMG]
     
  4. bluestar.ranch

    bluestar.ranch Out Of The Brooder

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    good information. I plan on using the BA in my flock for SL chicks
     
  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    any barred hen will give you sex links(Barred boys and black hens) could be Cuckoo maran he or barred rock hen
     
  6. ChickenPrnces

    ChickenPrnces Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everybody! I was hoping it could be done with someone I already have but I am gonna start looking for a couple of those breeds!
     
  7. flockmaker2

    flockmaker2 New Egg

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    u can mix your black a rooster and if u got a leghorn u can make a Austra white is a white chicken with black spots it's ma good white layer chicken and i sex a speckled sussex and a red star a nd i made some kind of chicken with buff laces it's prertty check it out on my pro tomorrow.
     

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