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barred rock x rir

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tony30536, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. tony30536

    tony30536 Songster

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    what color will you get from crossing a barred rock and a rir
     
  2. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    If your rooster is the Barred Rock all chicks will be barred.
    If the rooster is the RIR you will get black pullets with redish neck feathers. And you roos will be barred.
     
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    double post and by the way the pullets should be great layers.
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2008
  4. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    Quote:RIR rooster x BR hen = black sex links
     
  5. tony30536

    tony30536 Songster

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    from what i was told the barred rock was the roo i did not see them i just got the eggs, big big eggs
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Yes, all your chicks will have barring to some degree if the rooster was the BR. I have one cross with one of my Blue Ameraucana hens. She looks like a Cuckoo Marans with a modified pea comb and white legs. Others have hatched my chicks with my BR rooster and my Buff Brahma and Buff Orpingtons. All have barring.
     

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