Crossing a White Leghorn Rooster with a RIR hen

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by LeghornGuy, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. LeghornGuy

    LeghornGuy In the Brooder

    Jul 18, 2007
    New Orleans
    I was given two RIR hens/pullets (5 to 6 months old) .
    I have 15 leghorns hen and a leghorn rooster.
    I separated the two RIR hens because the leghorns were mean.
    What will I get if I cross the RIR with the leghorn rooster?
    Will the chicks be sex-linked?
    Please let me know
    The leghorn guy in Louisiana
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    No, they won't be sexlinked. The rooster must be gold/red, not the hen.

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