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Black Sex Link Chicken

Overall satisfaction

3.5/5

Acquired: Farmyard / Feedstore adoption

Gender: Female

Appearance

4/5

Temperament

4/5

Hen brooding behavior

4/5

Foraging ability

3/5

Tolerance for heat

3/5

Tolerance for cold

3/5

Meat quantity

3/5

Egg quantity

3/5

Large eggs

4/5

Colorful eggs

3/5

A Little Cluck Here, A Little Cluck There

By

McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, United States

Posted Oct 26, 2016

My experience with our five black sex links has been a good one. These girls are regular layers during nice weather, but they do slow down a bit as the days get shorter. The shell quality of the eggs does begin to diminish as they age as well. The shells become thin and brittle so that is something to look at when you are deciding whether or not to replace them. They always lay in the designated area which makes gathering quite easy. They have been healthy and carefree for the most part. They are great for disposing of food scraps and like almost anything. They especially enjoy pumpkin rinds and fruit scraps. Though I am sure they would be quite edible, we have not chosen to butcher them at this time. They are a great and inexpensive way to have farm fresh, free range eggs everyday.

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