About the Sex-Link Chicken

What Breed is It? Understanding the Sex-Link Chicken
By Don Schrider, West Virginia


At Backyard Poultry we get questions all the time asking for help identifying the breed of various chickens. Many times the chickens pictured are not purebred chickens at all but crossbreeds hatcheries produce for very specific purposes – such as egg production… Continue Reading

About the Author of this Article…

Don Schrider is a nationally recognized poultry breeder and expert. He has written for publications such as Backyard Poultry, Countryside and Small Stock Journal, Mother Earth News, Poultry Press, and the newsletter and poultry resources of the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.

He is also the author of a revised edition of Storey’s Guide to Raising Turkeys.