i know this is kinda weird but what would a rir and a delaware look

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by internationalfarmer, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. internationalfarmer

    internationalfarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    pics please
     
  2. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Quote:Yep thats a red star or red sex link as some call them. I have 4 of those gentle girls
     
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  4. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    Quote:Wouldn't that depend on which parent was the RIR and which was the Delaware?

    As I understand it, you only get the red sex link when the roo is red and hen is white. If the roo is white and the hen is red the pullet chicks should, theoretically, grow up to be white (or Columbian-ish in this case) and the cockerels should, in theory, be some other combination of red & Columbian. The pullet chicks would most likely be yellow while the cockerel chicks would be more strawberry blond-ish.
     

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