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  1. Floof

    Do delawares have sex linked barring?

    It's dry, but definitely not fluffy! I marked its feet to be able to identify it and plopped it in with the other hatchlings to rub elbows and hopefully fluff up :)
  2. Floof

    Do delawares have sex linked barring?

    I tried it out! Here is the result of my lav ameraucana over my delaware hen. It's down looks lighter than my barred rock sex links but I think I detect a head spot. Do you guys agree?
  3. Floof

    Do delawares have sex linked barring?

    I was more thinking about the black in the hackle and tail on Columbian birds, as I'm pretty sure that isn't black barring just black feathers (right?)
  4. Floof

    Do delawares have sex linked barring?

    Barring can be bred out after a cross like that so mostly I'm just not sure if the black in the hackle and tail are actually caused by the same barring gene or not. I'll play with the calculator to figure it out :rolleyes:
  5. Floof

    Do delawares have sex linked barring?

    ...well that's just not true. A breed is a standard and predictable set of genetics. It's not a guessing game or a lottery.
  6. Floof

    Do delawares have sex linked barring?

    Just curious if delawares also have sex linked barring like the barred rock. I know that delawares can be used to make red sex links but am curious if they can also be used to make black sex links. Thanks in advance! (My husband is grateful I have this community so I don't have to test it out...
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