Is this a black sex link rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gregory991, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. gregory991

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  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like it to me! He's a gorgeous rooster, too.
     
  3. gregory991

    gregory991 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like it. Or, he could be a Barred Rock mix that isn't a Black Sex-link.
     
  5. gregory991

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    but what is the difference between a mix and a sexlink. Thanks
     
  6. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A sexlink is usually a color crossing in which the pullets are all one color and the roosters are another color. For example, a barred hen and a red or buff rooster will produce hens that are black with gold faces as babies, and are black and gold as adults, and roosters that are barred as adults and are black with silver faces as chicks.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    With the feathered legs and white skin, I'm guessing he's a Cuckoo Marans based black sexlink.
     
  8. gregory991

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    it is a result from a barred rock hen and a columbian rock rooster
     
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  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Not with the feathered legs and white skin. Those are dominant traits that are not found in any variety of Plymouth Rock.
     
  10. gregory991

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    i think the hen was marans and not barred rock
     

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