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Barred rock and Rhode Island Red

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by nick lansford, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. nick lansford

    nick lansford Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anybody have any pictures or an idea of what a barred rock and Rhode Island Red mix would look like?
     
  2. jonsccm

    jonsccm Chillin' With My Peeps

    RIR rooster over BR hen gets a great dual purpose black sex link! Cross the other way and it's not as predictable.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Depends which is the male and which is the female.
    Red rooster over barred hen gives sex link offspring. Barred males, solid females.
    Barred rooster over red hen will give all barred offspring, in reds and blacks. Here's one of my hens from this cross

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  4. nick lansford

    nick lansford Out Of The Brooder

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    @donrae woah that's so cool! How old is she?!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    She hatched on Memorial Day weekend '13. I believe she's laying but not sure what color egg.
     

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