Looking to cross Black Australorp with Dominique, any thoughts or experience?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jjdward, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. jjdward

    jjdward How bout them DAWGS!

    May 4, 2009
    Buchanan, Georgia
    I have always like Dominiques and plan on getting some in the near future. I have also been toying with the idea of breeding my own black sex links. Since I already have an Australorp rooster, I thought of using him over a dominique hen. I was wondering what you thought of this cross and see if anybody had any first hand experience. Looking forward to hearing from you!
     
  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No first hand experience but would be an excellent cross for producing black sex links. Depending on the females genetics- all the offspring will have rose combs or some offspring will have rose combs and other offspring will have single combs. The males will have female barring- the males will only inherit one barring allele from the Domi female.

    Tim
     
  3. jjdward

    jjdward How bout them DAWGS!

    May 4, 2009
    Buchanan, Georgia
    Cool!
     

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