Sex-links  are crossbred chickens whose color at hatching is differentiated by sex, thus making chick sexing an easier process. Sex-links come in several varieties. As hybrids of laying or dual-purpose breeds infused with extra vigor via heterosissex-links can be extremely good egg-layers which often produce eggs a year or more depending on the quality of care and feed.
Rooster means male. A male chicken is considered a cockerel before one year of age. After one year, he is considered a rooster.
From fresh eggs to unique pets, urban chickens capture the imagination of people longing to bring a bit of a rural mystique to their lives. Since many places regulate against keeping roosters within city limits, it is important for prospective chicken keepers to know the sex of their chicks before bringing them home. One solution for the conundrum of sexing very young chickens relies on the principles of avian genetics to produce chicks whose feather color reflects their sex, such as black star chickens.
If you want chickens that lay lots of brown eggs, and that are distinguishable as male or female upon hatching, Black Sex Link Chicks are the way to go! Production: You can expect as many as brown eggs per year, per hen from Black Sex Links. They are primarily kept as laying birds, although many people raise them as dual purpose birds.
Whether you're looking to add different chicken breeds to your backyard flock or you're just starting out, it's important to be sure that your new hens will fit in. This guide to the Red Star chicken also known as Red Sex-Linked and Golden Comet will help you work out whether it's the right chicken for you, or whether you ought to look elsewhere. Before we start, I hold my hands up
Golden comets are know for high egg-production. Golden comets are a modern day egg-laying chicken. Like leghorns, golden comets are know to lay at a very early age, some begin as early as 16 weeks.
A Sex-Link chicken is a hybrid which, at the time of hatch, can be sexed by its color. Our Black Stars and Red Stars meet our strict specifications: easy to raise, lay large brown eggs, and have a good feed-conversion ratio. At maturity, Black Stars weigh a little over 5 lbs.