Red sex links

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenlover96, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. chickenlover96

    chickenlover96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 50 laying hens and they are all red sex links and i just bought 20 of them yesturday and i was looking at them and the new ones are darker have bigger combs and the eggs are darker why is that
     
  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    The color of chickens and eggs will vary deoending on the cross made to produce the sex link.
     
  3. halacheff

    halacheff Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a red sex link that has gone broody, has anyone else had this happen
     
  4. AnimalCrazed

    AnimalCrazed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are from the sane batch and one lays dark eggs and one lays light!!
    also check out "My Red Sex-Link Rant" It's a topic that will give you some info.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=376500

    the light brown egg in this picture is a BR's egg the dark one is my RSL (Red Sex Link) These are eggs from the senond RSL
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    Last edited: Jun 22, 2011
  5. chickenlover96

    chickenlover96 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i have never had it happen but about 5 of my friends went broody but they have aroud 200 brown sex links
     

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