What is the offspring of 2 Red Sex Links called?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nutcase, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2012
    My Coop
    I don't understand! I've read that the offspring of 2 RSLs is not an RSL. But it has to be called something! Does anyone know anything about this? Thanks!
  2. RockerHen

    RockerHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2011
    Chappells, SC
    A mix. RSL are not a breed, they're a cross that enables you to tell the gender of chicks from the color of their down at hatch. Breeding them together eliminates this auto-sexing, it's a one generation thing. The chicks that result don't really have a name, they're just mixes.
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    A sex link is a mix/mutt and when you breed them, that's what you get more of, just without the sexing feature at hatch.

    That said, they are chickens. Often terrific chickens in the egg laying department.
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    A mixed breed chicken.

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