No, pea comb does not mean pullet. Pullets do have smaller yellower combs.
In some breeds you can see enough difference at 6 weeks to know.
where are the "black markings"? flecks here and there, or concentrated on neck and...
Those three breeds look very different as chicks. Austrolorps are black with white on the chest. SLW's are greyish with faint chjpmunk stripes, BO's are buff collored. feathersite has pictures you could...
Just an educated guess, but I would think your "palaminos"
are a gold columbian with dominant white
Since dominant white (I) is dominant it can hide i+ (black/wildtype)
A strain could easily be developed which would breed...
Any time you breed a crossbred, you will get inconsistent results
for instance a BSL rooster is barred, but only half his chicks will be.
since his father was red, the gold gene is going to show up in some of his...
Nothing is going to change the 50% / 50% ratio of males to females
though, in the short run, you may get more or less of one or the other.
A production red rooster over the barred hens will give you black sex links.
There are several experts on this forum who are better qualified to explain the genetics
again, I recommend Henk's calculator
but here's what I would guess:
the warrens, (I think),...