cross breed

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenmantracy, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. chickenmantracy

    chickenmantracy In the Brooder

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    cross what to have silver lace chickens
     

  2. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Crowing

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    Are you asking how to get Silver Laced coloring in birds
     
  3. chickenmantracy

    chickenmantracy In the Brooder

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    yes i have a silver lace rooster if i cross him with my barred rock hens would that give me silver lace chics
     
  4. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Crowing

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    No. you would most likely get something with very unclear lacing
     

  5. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing 9 Years

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    No. You will have sex linked chicks though. The cockerel chicks will have a dot on their heads, and be barred at maturity. The pullet chicks will be solid in color.
     
  6. chickenmantracy

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    Thanks for the input
     
  7. chickenmantracy

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    That should make pretty good duel purpose chickens?
     

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