hybrid question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mtnkids, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. mtnkids

    mtnkids Out Of The Brooder

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    Will a barred rock crossed with a white rock perform as a hybrid? I'm thinking not because they are supposed to be just different colors but I was just curious. Thanks!
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    They might. Especially hatchery based birds.
     
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    catdaddyfro Overrun With Chickens

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  4. mtnkids

    mtnkids Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes and these are hatchery birds. Thanks for the link. That is a nice sized bird. My cross was backwards, a white rock cock on a barred rock hen so I don't know that the feather sexing will work quite the same but that sure was a nice sized rooster! They said 16 pounds in about 16 weeks! Wow.
     

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