please help me identify my sex links I'm new to this

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tonysamcarson, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. tonysamcarson

    tonysamcarson New Egg

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  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    if I'm thinking right, when feathered in in a few weeks, cockerels will develop feathers that have a "barred" pattern while pullets will remain black. I have absolutely no experience with black sex links though, so don't take my guess as an expert opinion :lol:
     
  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    [​IMG] It looks like you have a bunch of black sexlink pullets. [​IMG]
     
  4. tonysamcarson

    tonysamcarson New Egg

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    Oh thank goodness we were scared it was all males
     
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    tonysamcarson New Egg

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    My husband thought because the back of them was popping up it was a male...so females have a tail that lifts as well remember I'm new to this lol
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Black sex link cockerel chicks have a white dot on the head. Pullets are solid black.
     
  7. tonysamcarson

    tonysamcarson New Egg

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    Ok...because none of them have any dots on the head but there is one that is distinctively larger and has the larger thing on the beak sorry so new to this I don't know the correct lingo. Also it has a bigger feather area than all the others...so just didn't really know if they were all males or females...we are extremely confused they are 5 to 6 weeks old. Here some more pics.[​IMG]
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