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Barred Rock over a Red Sex Link...look what you get!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AngelaPenny, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. AngelaPenny

    AngelaPenny Chirping

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    I used the genetic calculator, and completely expected that I would have some dark little chicks. Apparently the Barred Rock gene is dominant....

    Imagine my surprise when these popped out of the eggs! They are 3 days old in this picture [​IMG]

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  2. ambrosia

    ambrosia Songster

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    Oh, how incredibly cute!
     
  3. sandrameissnest

    sandrameissnest Chirping

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    they are really cute...
    keep us posted :)
     
  4. coldupnorth

    coldupnorth Songster

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    The chicken world is certainly full of great beautiful surprises. Congratulations!
     
  5. AngelaPenny

    AngelaPenny Chirping

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    Same parents and a new hatch, and I did get 2 little dark babies. Here is a picture of the first 4 moved into the brooder, meeting their older brother for the first time.

    Nature is a wonderful mystery.

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  6. partsRheavy

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    How neat and fun!!!!! Hope they grow big and strong!!
     

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