Lavender Split Sex-link??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by adubsroit, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. adubsroit

    adubsroit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The below chick is just a few days old, mother is a Delaware (thought to carry silver?) and father a Lavender Orpington (which due to a straw coloration on his saddle I assume carries gold). Is there a chance then that this chick is a sex-link?? It is entirely black but as you can see in the picture has red around its beak/head/"chin."

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    Ideas??
     
  2. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes she is a black sexlink because her mother is a barred columbian and her father is a solid color(not barred), the males from this cross should be black with a white spot on the head. And yes they are carrying one copy of lavender.
     
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  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yep. [​IMG]
     
  4. adubsroit

    adubsroit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice, [​IMG]. She is my first mutt but I'm glad that she is at least a SHE for sure. For the time being I have been calling her a Dorpington/Dorp [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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