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Barred Rock?????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Gvnam, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am mating this rooster with my Production Reds to get Black Sex Links. I borrowed this rooster from someone nearby to do this. He wasn't sure what it was. I am pretty sure this is a Barred Rock, but just want to make sure.

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    Last edited: Mar 13, 2012
  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    are his legs yellow or slate? If slate Cuckoo Maran if Yellow BR

     
  3. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Slate :[​IMG]
     
  4. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    it should still create black sex links:)
     
  5. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, you will not get black sex links. Black sex links are bred using barred female and non-barred male. You will just get mutts with this combination, and you will NOT be able to differentiate sex at birth. Give him back NOW and refrigerate/eat any eggs your hens lay for the next several weeks.
     
  6. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    OH YA!! sorry got it backwards...
     
  7. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh well, it doesn't matter that much to me. Thanks for the help though!
     

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