Sexlink chick.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by quails-101, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. quails-101

    quails-101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there sex-link rooster or is it just hens that are sex-link because I have never seen a sex-link rooster but I have seen hens. I have a sex-link chick so wondering on the gender.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Sex-link birds are 'sexable' because of differences in chick and adult coloration so to answer your question both cockerels and pullets are sex links - What variety of sex link do you have, and what color is the chick.
     
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    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  4. Dmontgomery

    Dmontgomery Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yes there are sex link roosters. That's supposed to be the point of sex link chickens. At birth the females are a certain color and the males are a certain color. That way you can sex them simply by their color. Doesn't always work out perfectly though. I have 20 red sex links. All looked alike for the first 2 weeks then 1 turned white. He is the rooster. We kept him anyway.
     

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