BR/Sex Link Cross

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by smith2, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. smith2

    smith2 Songster

    Jan 5, 2008
    Paris, TN
    [​IMG]I recently crossed by Barred Rock roo with my RSL's. The eggs are currently incubating. What should I expect to get? I also crossed my SLW roo with my RSL's. What should I expect? I currently have a flock of 25 hens, and I get 20-24 eggs a day. Will the offspring of these crosses be good layers or just eating machines?[​IMG]
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    You'll get mutt chickens, basically, but the BR roo will produce chicks with some barring on both sexes. Since a RSL is a cross in the first place, you just crossed again. It's anyone's guess how they'll lay, but they'll probably be decent layers.

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