Would a RIR roo over Cuckoo Marans hen produce sex linked chicks?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shandiane78, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm looking at buying some chicks on CL. The are a mix of Cuckoo Marans hen x Rhode Island Red rooster. Would this produce a sex link? They are selling 6 chicks straight run, but I want to make sure I don't get all boys.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Yes it will!
     
  3. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Sorry, I forgot to say that the males will be black with a white spot on their heads and the females will be solid black.
     
  4. shandiane78

    shandiane78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Now I'll know something's up if they all have the white spot. [​IMG] Not that I mind getting a couple of roos, but I could see how a not-so-honest person could hatch sex links, keep the girls, then sell the rest as "straight run".
     
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