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isa brown/rhode island cross ??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by taxidermist123, May 26, 2015.

  1. taxidermist123

    taxidermist123 New Egg

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    I have several Isa brown hens and a rhode island red rooster. I know the resulting chicks will probably not be sex linked. but was wondering if any one has done this cross. I am wondering what to expect and if anyone has pics of this cross.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. You're right, the offspring will not be sex linked as Isa Browns are Red Sex Link hybrids that will not breed true. I don't currently have any pics of this cross, but I have crossed RIR roosters with Red Sex Link hens in the past and the offspring are primarily reddish or brownish with a smattering of white feathers (even the cockerels). The hens are typically good layers, but not usually as good as the Red Sex Link (Isa Brown) hens, which are egg laying machines. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the BYC flock.
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have decided to join us.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. nj2wv

    nj2wv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :frow welcome to BYC !!
     
  9. Mit15

    Mit15 New Egg

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    Would anyone have any info on this particular cross breed?
    Have some ISA Brown Hens coming and a RIR Rooster and would like to know if the offspring will be good layers?
     
  10. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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