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If I breed my new Hampshire red roo with my black sex link hens...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickengirl1304, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wht will I get?
    Thanks
     
  2. cubakid

    cubakid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another crossbreed
     
  3. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    50% NH looking chicks and 50% Black chick....

    the NH looking birds will look like NH but redder..due to the fact black sexlink hens are half RIR
     
  4. LukensFarms

    LukensFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is subjective. You should have a dominant red but I wouldn't be surprised to see a rooster with red hackles and a black cape.
     
  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    no subjective at all.

    first: there is NO dominant red gene.
    second: Red hackles and black cape phenotype would be called gold crow wing. or gold birchen. that is to be expected because he has 50% chance of hatching black chicks E/eWh s+/s+ Co/co+ birds. but the other 50% would be gold columbian
     
  6. LukensFarms

    LukensFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my haste I misspoke. Sorry about that. And thanks for the accountability.
     
  7. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    it happens. some of the males will infact look like what you said. red hackles and black body, just like mother. even if they are extended black. but the restrictors will inhibit this
     

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