mateing a buff orp roo or a rhode island red roo too deleware hens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blueseal, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do you think i will get some deleware pullets
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    No, they will be crosses, nothing pure.
     
  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    you will get mutts..

    why would you want to go that route??

    can't you get a delaware rooster?
     
  4. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:working on getting one.hard to find a grown one around here.
     
  5. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:working on getting one.hard to find a grown one around here.

    You are not that far from Delaware

    take a drive..[​IMG]
     
  6. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:working on getting one.hard to find a grown one around here.

    You are not that far from Delaware

    take a drive..[​IMG]

    funny:lol:[​IMG]
     
  7. coondog74017

    coondog74017 Out Of The Brooder

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    :)This is a good cross with a Rhode Island Rooster with a Delaware hen you would get a hybrid breed called RED SEX LINK. The cockerels are shades of light colors and the pullets are shades of reds. I have the Black sex links chickens a cross of a RIR rooster and a barred rock hen. I hatch a lot of black sex link and RIR and am asked alot if I got any Red Sex Link chickens.
     
  8. jvls1942

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    Quote:talk about coincidence.. this just came up on another site i was on..

    the way it was explained: take two opposite colored chickens.. the pullets hatched will take the color of the rooster and the cockrels will take the color of the hen.. I have not tried this, I do not offer it as fact.. this is just how it was written and I do not know the person who wrote it.. they called it sex-link chicks..
     
  9. coondog74017

    coondog74017 Out Of The Brooder

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    The color is correct on the black sex link the chickens hatch out with the pullets black and the roosters have a white spot on top of their head.
     

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