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sex-link question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cohobby, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. cohobby

    cohobby Out Of The Brooder

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    I can never find anything on the internet that I am looking for. [​IMG] If I cross a Wellsummer rooster with a Silver Laced Wyondotte can you get a sex-linked chick? Is there a web page that you recommend to find this sort of thing? I am getting ready to sort my chickens and was trying to decided where to put the Silver ladies. My other rooster is an Amerecauna.

    Sorry for the misspells. [​IMG]
     
  2. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, they would be sex linked
    I don't know how clear the distinction will be
    I'm guessing the pullet chicks will be noticeably redder
    http://kippenjungle.nl/kruising.html
    is a website which is great for sorting out
    the results of possible matings
    - Walt
     
  3. cohobby

    cohobby Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    distinguishing between a e+/eb Mh/mh+ S/s+ male over a e+/eb Mh/mh+ s+/- female will be a big challenge... the best e allele to use for Silver/Gold sexlinking is the Wheaten allele. where you see the chicks entire cream color. but on a wildtype chick? where they have a natural brown coloration?

    just for example.. Silver Penciled Rock(eb based)


    so sexing e+/eb S/s+ e+/eb s+/- chicks its going to be quite difficult
     
  6. catdaddyfro

    catdaddyfro Overrun With Chickens

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