Barred Rock or Black Sex Link?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sanchoman, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. sanchoman

    sanchoman Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a RIR Rooster and a Barred Rock rooster in my coop with a couple of Barred Rock hens.

    The BR rooster was MEAN as all get outta here... so I only had him for about 1 week.

    I hatched out a few eggs and I have what appear to be 4 black chicks with 1 white spot on their head, yellow feet and other white spots such as wing tip or under belly.

    I have 1 ALL black with dark colored legs. To make matters worse I also had an EE roo in there that didn't get along with my RIR roo so after 2 months I let him go to someone who wanted him.

    So I'm not sure what I have...

    Any ideas?

    I am charging my camera and will get some pics up tomorrow... but any ideas?
     
  2. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred Rocks have yellow spots on the head.
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    It is going to be hard to tell since both Barred Rocks and sex-link roosters have the white spot on there head.

    Chris
     
  4. DebB11

    DebB11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do BR have yellow on head and BSL have white? I have 4 chicks that had the spots on their heads but when you looked at them from behind and not above it appeared yellow, not white. Still trying to determine WHICH breed I have.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    No, the spot can be yellowish or white, it varies.
     

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