Any opinions on these crosses?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cstory98, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. cstory98

    cstory98 Out Of The Brooder

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    These are some crosses that are 5+ weeks old. They are BB Red x Dominique and BB Red x Americana. Can some one help with sexing these? Thanks.

    The two Dom Xs are in the front. They have different combs and I can't tell what they're going to be.
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    This is one with a single...
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    This one has a rose...
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    Here's the rest...

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  2. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Looks to me like the 2 in the middle of the first pic are little boys and then the one to the left in the last pic is a boy too!
     
  3. cstory98

    cstory98 Out Of The Brooder

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    3 out of 8 looking like roos... boo!
     
  4. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree the two barred ones are boys. The rest look like girls to me.

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  5. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    The Dominique crosses are sex-linked. The males will have barring. SO....they're males...
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, barring is sex-linked, but if Papa was the parent who supplied the barring gene, then all genders will receive a copy. If Mama supplied it, then only (and all)the boys will inherit.
     

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