sex link

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by morgan36, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. morgan36

    morgan36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What Kind of sexlink will I get from a black minorca rooster and a barred rock hen? How do I tell the male from females?
    What color eggs will they lay? Thanks for the help
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    the type of sex links will be. Barred Sex links. all of the chicks will hatch black. but the males will have a white/cream headspot. the females will lack this headspot.

    minorcas lay white eggs. and BR lay brown eggs. so the cross will lay cream colored eggs
     
  3. morgan36

    morgan36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you will I get the same result from a silver lace wyondot hen and black minorca rooster?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Nope, the wyandottes and mincora will just give you a mixed breed bird, no sex linked factors.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    A Minorca Rooster over a Wyandotte Hen WILL give you sex-link chicks. (if they are pure for breed)
    At day one chicks with longer wing feathers are pullets and the chicks with short wing feathers are cockerels.
    You can read more about it here https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/261208/sex-linked-information under Feather Sexing.


    Chris
     
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  6. morgan36

    morgan36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for showing me that table
     

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