Red sexlink or red star

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hvacman, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. hvacman

    hvacman Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 3, 2013
    Glenville, PA
    What are the major ddifference between these two breeds or are they the same?
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    No real difference. Red sex links just describe the method used to sex newly hatched chicks. Red Stars is just a marketing name some hatcheries or people use to sell them.

    They are not “breeds”. They are crosses set up genetically so that they can be sexed by down color at hatch. Many different breeds could be used to make them.

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