I think I created a "Sex Link" EE!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Mrs. Fluffy Puffy, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    15,959
    38
    323
    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    All the females are brown, and all the males are silver.

    Female Chick, a few days old.
    [​IMG]



    3 Weeks Old.
    [​IMG]



    4/5 month old.
    [​IMG]







    Silver Male, a few days old.
    [​IMG]




    3 weeks old.
    [​IMG]


    4/5 months old.
    [​IMG]






    I currently have: 3 silvers & 3 brown baby chicks, and the two 4/5 month old ones shown in picture. So I have 4 S & 4 B. [​IMG]
    Will update as they get older. [​IMG]


    How do you think I got all these sex link EEs?
     
  2. Catstar68

    Catstar68 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,024
    10
    151
    Sep 7, 2009
    Franklinton, NC
    Wow! I have no idea but that is very cool. What do the parents look like?
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

    4,516
    25
    254
    Jul 22, 2009
    Alapaha, Ga
    What parents did you use ?
     
  4. 1_FnkyFrm

    1_FnkyFrm Chillin' With My Peeps

    477
    1
    111
    Jun 6, 2010
    Knoxville, Tn
    Do you have a pic of him at 8-9 weeks? I hope thats what me EE roo looks like...
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    15,959
    38
    323
    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    I don't know! Because all my chickens are in the same pen together. All I can think of is the my big EE roo mated w/ my Grey American game hen. This is her second time hatching out babies this year, and they have all been sex link EEs!!!
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    15,959
    38
    323
    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Quote:No - Because the two 4/5 month old ones are the oldest ones I have. [​IMG] Will update when they get older. [​IMG]
    I will go get better pictures of all of them here in a second. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2010
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    15,959
    38
    323
    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Possible Parents:

    EE Roo ( Father? )
    [​IMG]
    Grey American Game Hen. ( Mother? )
    [​IMG]
     
  8. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

    4,516
    25
    254
    Jul 22, 2009
    Alapaha, Ga
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    15,959
    38
    323
    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Awesome! So when they silver and brown EEs get bigger, could I breed them together and produe sex links?
     
  10. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    2,229
    48
    224
    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    Very interesting! That needs some more study. I would like to do that! Thank you for sharing!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by