barred cross????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Weldon farms, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. Weldon farms

    Weldon farms Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, so i know that ive had like 4 posts about chicken breeds, but i finally figured out what i wanna do. i have a barred rooster now, a rir rooster, a buff rooster, and a blue rooster. i know that the last 3 roos crossed with a barred hen will make a sex link. i know about the blue and blacks. what about the buff/ barred cross?? pics? and a barred rooster over a buff, red, and blu hen. what would that cross be?
     
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    Junebuggena has given you good advice
     
  5. Mkat09

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    Have done a buff orphington barred cross and the turn into a pretty gray good layers but not good brooders like the buff. Will try and get some pic. Of you breed them back to a barred you get a gray with light barring.
     
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    Mkat09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry could only find one of a chick this is a first gen buff barred cross feathers out to the same color gray.
     
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    Buff hen to a barred roo
     
  8. morbius18

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    Cuckoo (barred) rooster to a Buff hen. 4 months in first pic, 3 in the other 2.

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  9. Weldon farms

    Weldon farms Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for your help! thats a very pretty young bird you have there. i hope mine turn out like that
     
  10. morbius18

    morbius18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've entertained breeding some more of these. I like the look. I used a golden cuckoo and a buff orpington. The chick got the barring and the light neck from the rooster. That's him below. [​IMG]
     
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