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BO/RIR cross

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by c.wilson, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello everyone..i just crossed a BO rooster with a RIR hen and i have an egg from her and i was wondering what the chick would turn out to look like...

    thanks..

    P.S. im thinking bout puttin the egg in my bator but im not sure im gonna until i see what they will look like....
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Look for photos of Speckledhen's Meg!
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Meggie has a RIR dad and Buff Orp mama, but either way, you could end up with one like her. The Buff Orps she came from were exhibition size, not hatchery stock. The RIR rooster was a really nice dark one, too. Meg leans much more to the Orpington side, with white legs and a hefty frame.
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  4. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thankx
     
  5. jazzy6110

    jazzy6110 Out Of The Brooder

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    would she fall into the category of red sex link?
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    No, she would not. She did not have a barred mother so could not have been sexed at hatch.

    Her sire was a RIR, her mother a Buff Orp. She's a cross, but not sex linked.

    Wow, this thread is going on 4 years old now and Meg is still with me. She is 5 1/2 and still laying.
     
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