Sex links...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LocoPollo, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 13, 2008
    Ellijay, GA
    I have a question about sex links. First, if you order a straight run and then breed them, what will the chicks look like? and second, how do you make sex links?
     
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    sex linking only works on the first generation. After that they are mutts.

    Here is a link to my thread on my little ones out of Black and Brown sex link hens and a Black sex link roo.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=70913&p=1

    Black Sex-links are a RIR or NHR Roo x BR hen

    Red Sex-links are a RIR or NHR roo x WHite rock or SLW or RIWhite, or Delaware hen.
     
  3. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much! That helps a lot!
     
  4. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    I took 2 month old pics tonight of the older group and will try to post them tomorrow.
     

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