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Sex link or no ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by lilmidtown, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. lilmidtown

    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    buff orpington rooster and rhode island red hen mix is sex linked? One of my chicks has red strip down back the other doesn't. Also does anyone have pictures or know what I should exspect egg and personality wise thank you everyone
     
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    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's picture to help my first ever etched 2 of 3[​IMG]
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Nope, not sex linked. You won't get any color sex linkage with a Red hen. The difference you're seeing is just normal variation when you mix breeds, like siblings from the same parents look different.

    Production wise, they'll be between the two parent stock. So, probably not as well as the Red momma, but not a huge decrease.
     
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    lilmidtown Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you I have pure buff Orpington, rhodebars, and beilfielders due to hatch in 6 days
     

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