Make your own Black Sexlinks! Buff Orp x Barred Rocks...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TheNewMrsEvans, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So before I hatched these I could only find out that a solid colored roo x barred hen would make a sexlink, but this is how they turned out...just in case you all wanted to try some...
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    The girls were nice reddish brown/black, and the boys grey/black with some yellow on their head, not necessarily a perfect dot, but overall much lighter than the female's head, so easy to tell. Yeah!

    We'll see what they look like as adults, I'm assuming like these...
    https://secuservices.com/ideal/newideal/images/blacksexlinks.gif
     
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  2. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As much interest as there is in sexlinks, you've done a real service for those asking questions by posting these pictures.

    I will bookmark this page.

    Be sure to post more photos as these guys & girls grow up.

    Thank you,

    Steve
     
  3. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    That little males are just so cute! They almost seem fluffyer than the pullets.
     
  4. New adventure

    New adventure Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found this thread and wonder if you have any new pictures? Are they turning out as you thought?
     
  5. lone cedar farm

    lone cedar farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking of crossing my BO rooster to my Maran and BR hens next year to get sex links, keep us informed-pictures please!
     
  6. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sold the females already, but I'll see if he could take some pics of them. I'll get pics of the males, who are turning out just like barred rocks, and sturdy too!
    They have white legs, like an Orp...[​IMG]
    And a few random reddish feathers mixed in...[​IMG]
     
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  7. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And these are some girls...
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    More blonde than I expected! Cute, huh!?!
     
  8. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love those pullets they are so cute. [​IMG]

    I have been wanting some bsl's
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Nice.
     
  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I also got some black sex-links from my Black Australorp x RIR. They are exactly like the barred rock x RIR.
     

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