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rir rooster and a bar rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LHAWKS, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. LHAWKS

    LHAWKS Out Of The Brooder

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    went they mate and what will the chick be
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Black sexlinks.
     
  3. LHAWKS

    LHAWKS Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you but will black sexlink be all male or all female or can they be both
     
  4. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Out Of The Brooder

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    Black sex link is a name for a mixbreed that can be sexed at hatch. 50/50 chance at either. Male chicks will have a white dot on their head, female chicks will be solid.
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Sex links are normal chickens, they are a rooster or a hen not a combination of both sexes
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Black sexlink a are a specific type of cross that allows for easy, reliable way of sexing the chicks at hatching. Barred hens can only pass their barring gene on to their male offspring. When you cross a barred hen with a non-white, non-bared rooster, you get black sexlinks. Only the males will have the white spot on the back of the head, indicating the presence of the barring gene.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    good to know
     
  8. LHAWKS

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    OK thank everyone but the one I got look like a bar rock
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    Male black sexlinks look like Barred Rocks.
     
  10. LHAWKS

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    OK thank you
     

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