If I cross a Rhode Island Red (Production Red, probably) rooster with a Delaware hen, will the offspring still retain the barring from the Delaware? Will the white boys have ghost barring, or just barring around the neck and extremities? If I breed them at any time in the future as muts, will that barring be passed on to chicks in some manner? Will the pullets have non-visible barring in their genetics? Or does this mating remove all barring from the pullets to the point that they can't pass on any barring because they don't carry a recessive barring gene? I appreciate your patience with my ignorance, breeding experts.