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sex links or what r they?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by marcy0718, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. marcy0718

    marcy0718 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi posted on another thread I got 2 supposed to be golden laced Wyandotte's at a feed store 5-6 weeks ago but someone told me they r not glw they may n sex links what do u think? Please help they r the sweetest and my favorites are they pullets?[​IMG]
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  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    I must be getting old as I can't even be sure of the comb. If a rose come then yes they are a poor patterned GLW. I see a lace on a few feathers of one of the chicks.
     
  3. marcy0718

    marcy0718 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't have rose comb they have pea comb and very yellow and no visable wattlesat all they r 6 weeks old someone said they r black sex links with lots of leakage
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Those are black sex links.
     
  5. kimmahoney

    kimmahoney Out Of The Brooder

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    Are all sexlinks female?
     
  6. marcy0718

    marcy0718 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they like pullets donrae?they were all black as 1 week old see pics nobwhitw spot on head hoping all girls
     
  7. donrae

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    Sex links are a specific cross where the sex is linked to the color of the bird. Both males and females hatch, but you can tell them apart at hatch by specific coloring. In black sex links, which you have, the males hatch with a white spot on their heads and the females have solid dark heads. This makes them easy peasy to sex [​IMG]. Males grow out with white bars, kind of like a barred Rock but the barring is usually messier, not as straight and crisp as a barred Rock...

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    So, both your girls are, indeed, girls [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    both girls
     
  9. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    When did sex links from hatcheries start coming in pea comb? Normally a single comb cross bred bird.
     
  10. marcy0718

    marcy0718 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What good news[​IMG][​IMG] they're both my favorite thank u for all your help.
     

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