Is a BCM Roo over a White Leghorn a Sex Link?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JoshFig, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. JoshFig

    JoshFig Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2015
    I'm hatching a batch of chicks, most of which I don't expect I'll be able to sex as chicks (Black Copper Maran Roo: EE hen, Maran Hen and White Leghorn).

    Just wondering if the Leghorns will be sex links as It would be nice to get rid of the cockerels day 1. I don't think there is an easy way to sex maran's - but I'd love any tips on that as well. On Easter Eggers, since is not an actual breed, I assume that would be anyones guess.
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2016
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Unfortunately WL are not a good choice for sex link breeding due to dominant white vs. silver based genetics.

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