Sex link hens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by kenzier093, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. kenzier093

    kenzier093 Songster

    I am wanting to get some sex link pullets. Does a certain one lay more eggs better than the other such as like a red lays better than a black? Which eats more feed? Any input would be appreciated!
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    I think all of the sex-links are bred to be really good layers for the first couple of years. But I am not an expert on the breeds. Lately I have been reading about how sex link hens are more at risk to develop health problems after 2 or 3 years like ovarian cancer and internal laying so that may be something that you want to research if you hope to keep your chickens for a while.
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2014

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