Sex-Links Which combinations do you need for the Red and Black star??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mrholdem11, May 18, 2009.

  1. mrholdem11

    mrholdem11 New Egg

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    How do you properly breed or which hens and rooster combination do i need for the sex-link chickens?
     
  2. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    Maine
    Quote:Googling "red sex-link chicken" produces this as the first link, the page is also cited in a number of BYC forum threads.
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2009
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    I believe Black star is a RIR or NH roo over Barred Rock hens. The female chicks will be born solid black, the boys with a spot on the head

    Red Star is RIR or NH roo over Delaware hens and the females are born red, the boys white.

    Good luck!
     
  4. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

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    I think the black is RIR Roo X barred rock hen and red is RIR roo X Delaware hen.
     
  5. mrholdem11

    mrholdem11 New Egg

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    Thanks for the info, i have them all right then!!!!!
     

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