Is this a Black-Sex-Link?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eggsrcool, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    I don't know what they look like, but was wondering if this was one?

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  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

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    Maybe? What were his parents? Or better, where did you get him?
     
  3. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    It's parents are probably a light sussex (looks like this) not mother though.

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    The father (apparently a mixed breed)]

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  4. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

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    To get a black sex link, you need to have a barred mother, not father. Not sure why this works, but it does. Sorry...
     
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  5. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    Would the baby be male anyway? It;s growing a tail and small spurs on its legs?
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Tails are seen on almost all fowl! [​IMG] It's the length that gets ya.... [​IMG]

    Spurs are also seen on both males and females.

    If you could get a closer shot of it....facing towards us instead of running away that would REALLY help us figure it out.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Well, if those are actually its parents, then the chick is not a sexlinked anything. Pics aren't good enough to tell the sex.
     
  8. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    When I get some clearer pics I'll post them [​IMG]
     

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