Chicken genetics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Apocha14, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. Apocha14

    Apocha14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken genetics confuse me... If I cross a cuckoo Maran hen with a BCM roo will I have auto sexing chicks or no? I know barred with solid usually means that.. I think!
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Not auto sexing, but you'll have one time sex links. Males will hatch with a white or cream head spot and will have barring. Females hatch out with solid dark heads. With your cross they'll likely be black with red leakage
     
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on that.
     

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