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Gold Sex Links with Black Tail Feathers??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Itsamidge, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. Itsamidge

    Itsamidge In the Brooder

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    Hi Everyone! I am new to raising chickens and I have 4 Gold Sex Links that are about 11 weeks old. A couple of them seem to be large for their age with a couple black tail feathers coming in. Is this right? I was under the impression they were supposed to have white tail feathers.

    Thanks,
    Midge
     

  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Hatchery sex links should have white tips and tails, yes. There are ways to breed sex linked chicks that could have the coloring you describe, I suppose, but it's not common. Where did your birds come from? Do you have pics?
     

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