Sex linked?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sower56, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. sower56

    sower56 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Buff orpington Roo that was with my dominque hen will that offspring be sex linked?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Yes, they will :) Any non-barred, non white rooster over a barred hen will create sex linked offspring.
     
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    so if it is hatched and its barred would it be a cockerel and buff colored if a pullet?
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Nope, if it's a cockerel it will have a spot on its head and if it's a pullet it won't. Both genders will hatch black.
     
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    thank you
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on that.
     

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