Black Sexlink chickens are an excellent brown egg layer. This variety was developed by crossing a Rhode Island Red male with a Barred Rock female. This Black Sexlink line is a proprietary cross, intended for high production egg laying. This bird is also known for its cold hardiness and gentle disposition. If you are looking for a brown egg layer, with a different color pattern than that of our brown high production egg layers, consider our Black Sexlink. These are dual-purpose can be color-sexed as babies. Males have a white spot on the top of their heads, while females are completely black on the top of their heads. They are black with orange-gold on their neck, breast and tail areas.
Approx. 280 – 300 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Males 8-9# & Females 6-7#
- Weights: Hen: 6-7 lbs Rooster: 8-9 lbs
- Purpose and Type: Egg laying; Production
- Color of Egg Shell: Brown
- Egg Production: 280 – 300 eggs per year
- Egg Size: Large to X-Large
- Temperament: Active
- Enviornment: Very Hardy, Good Foragers
- Gender Accuracy: 95-100%
- Fertility Percentage: 65-80%
- Broody: Non Setter
- Mating Ratio: 10 Females to 1 Male
- Roost Height: 2 to 4 feet
- Country of Origin: United States
Please note that our online availability is only updated once a week. We allow you to select a desired hatch week but those dates are NOT guaranteed. Actual ship dates may vary depending on the breeds and quantities selected.