Golden sexlinks.. what are they all about?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lindseythefork, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. lindseythefork

    lindseythefork Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SO, rather than the three BO chicks I thought I had it looks like I'm ending up with one BO and two golden sexlinks. Thanks, feed store! Anyway, I have never had a sexlink before. Basically, my question is; what are they like? I have one that seems to be pretty dominant- I can't figure out if maybe it's a rooster or just establishing itself at the top of the pecking order. I wanted BOs for their personality, so hopefully the sexlinks aren't too far from that.
     
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    They're lovely birds. I'm sure you won't be disappointed. Click on my home page to see ours, they're 11 months old, hatched May 14, 2008 and laying like crazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzy!

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  3. Zyxthior

    Zyxthior Out Of The Brooder

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    That's the breed (Red Sex Link / Golden Comet / etc.) I was looking at trying out for my first attempt at raising a few chickens.

    How is their temperment? I have a 3 year-old daughter and I was curious how they would be around her as they get old (and as she gets older).

    Also, how do they deal with the colder weather? As you live in Nova Scotia (and I'm your neighbor over in Maine) how do they take to the winter months?
     
  4. chicken parm

    chicken parm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 red sexlinks and 3 black sexlinks. they are great layers, eggs everyday right through the winter. they handle the cold well. freezing temps here all winter and no problems. temperment is also great. they are the perfect chicken!
     

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