hatched new chicks from my flock need help on breed!!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by aliena614, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. aliena614

    aliena614 Chillin' With My Peeps

    211
    3
    131
    May 17, 2007
    Columbus, Ohio
    my rooster is a RIR and my grils are barred rock and white rock! anyone have a breed name for these! i will post pic asap! waiting for battery to charge!
    thses two little pips are completly different! one is brown with buff and red and one is yellow with black and white!
     
  2. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    A RIR roo on a barred rock hen is a sex-link, often called a black star, with male chicks hatching with a white dot on their heads, and females solid black.

    I'm not sure about the RIR on a white rock.
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    5,470
    26
    288
    Apr 22, 2008
    Virginia
    This information comes from Ideal's site: Brown Sex Links are a breed cross using Rhode Island Red males and silver factor White Rock females. The chicks can be separated by sex at the time of hatching since the females are primarily red and the males are primarily white.
     
  4. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    If it's all black its a BSL female, if it's black with a white spot on the head it's a BSL male. If its red, its a RSL female, if it's white, it's a RSL male.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by