Crossing Delawares with Barred Rocks?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ndemerly, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. ndemerly

    ndemerly Chirping

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    If I breed a Delaware rooster over a Barred Rock hen, will the chicks look like Delawares or will they all be barred?
     

  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    They'll be sex linked. The males will be barred, the females will be black I believe.
     
  3. Luckytaz

    Luckytaz Songster

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    I think they will be barred,and not sex linked.
     
  4. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Songster

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    The silver-gene roos are not used in sex-links, it should be mostly barred chicks with some white on the body.
     

  5. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Songster

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    I agree with the others that said barred.


    This is totally unrelated but, your avatar is epic
     

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