I have a Question....

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by NinnyGillaspie, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. NinnyGillaspie

    NinnyGillaspie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If a Barred Rock Rooster mated a white leghorn hen, would the offspring lay brown or white eggs? I'm looking to get BR chicks in the Spring. I already have RIR's and White leghorn. Just a question , please correspond.
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:they will lay "Tinted" colore eggs
     
  3. johnsons-r-us

    johnsons-r-us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you bred your RIR to the BR I think you would get sex links [​IMG] I'm going to be hatching eggs this spring from mine and see what happens. [​IMG]
     
  4. NinnyGillaspie

    NinnyGillaspie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let me know what you get, OK?
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2011
  5. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sex link is a solid roo over a barred hen, not the other way around.

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  6. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe egg color is variable and would be "tinted" (somewhere between the BR light brown and leghorn white) rather than one or the other.

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  7. NinnyGillaspie

    NinnyGillaspie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks yall, I will expect the unexpected. Folks around my area go for the brown eggs, or shall I say tinted eggs.
     

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