Posted Dec 04, 2013
The black sex-link chickens are nice to have for a little color variety. They are also amazing egg-producers. We have had 4 black sex-link chickens for the about 4 years now. They are very low-maintenance chickens; they require little upkeep. Ours are free range and only need to be feed once a day.
Most of the chickens are very friendly but do not really like to be picked up, probably because we did not tame them when they were young.
These chickens are great little egg layers, laying on average one egg per day per chicken. They are also great for small and "backyard" types of farms, which is exactly what we have. We did have to put up a fence and build a shelter to protect the chickens from the coyotes that roam our area. These chickens are very affordable to own, and have definitely paid for themselves (and then some) with the amount of eggs they produce!