Barred And ....?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HickChic3, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. HickChic3

    HickChic3 New Egg

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    Hello all. So we received this young man recently, and it is a guess that he is around 4 months old? In regards to him living up to the task of a "good" rooster, well, he is certainly giving it the old college try. [​IMG]We were told he is likely a cross between a Barred Rock and a Rhode Island Red, but being a newbie to the breeds and looking to learn more regarding their temperaments, I would love others input. Thank you! [​IMG]
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    [​IMG]...not sure but I think he is giving attitude in this picture.
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That would be a black sex link male and, yes, that could be the result of a RIR cock over a barred rock hen -- that particular crossing is a very common one used to get black sex links.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Quite likely something Red mixed with the barred. He'll probably get more red/gold color in the hackles and saddle feathers as he matures.
     

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