Silkie/ barred rock sexlink question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Breshcandra, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. Breshcandra

    Breshcandra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Granite Falls, WA
    I have a blue roo and 2 barred rock hens. Will the chicks be sex-linked?
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    yes. Males will be either blue barred or black barred. Females will be blue or black.
     
  3. Breshcandra

    Breshcandra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Granite Falls, WA
    So that would make this a female?
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  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I can't tell whether it has a head spot--the colour is too light to tell from that angle.
     
  5. Breshcandra

    Breshcandra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Granite Falls, WA
    No head spot looks just like a blue silky chick.
    I'll take a head shot from the top.
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2011
  6. Breshcandra

    Breshcandra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Granite Falls, WA
    head shot

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  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Sweet blue pullet [​IMG]
     

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