My Dumb barred rock question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by PaulScott, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. PaulScott

    PaulScott Out Of The Brooder

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    OK i know I'm going to make myself look stupid but . . .
    here are my few questions
    Are Barred Rocks a heritage breed ?
    Do they breed true ?
    or do you need to make a cross to get them ?
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, plymouth rocks are a heritage breed, and yes they breed true. You cannot get a barred rock by crossing breeds.
     
  3. PaulScott

    PaulScott Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much . I dont have a lot of experience with that breed , but keep hearing good things , and google was not getting me the info i needed :D
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I love my barred rocks. VERY sweet birds, but they have a lot of personality, and like to interact with people. The only other rock I've had was a white rock, and he was the same.
     
  5. PaulScott

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    Id rather have birds that want to interact and have personalty ...my red sex linked i have now eat while standing in my lap quit often , i just go in and sit down with the food and we have a good ole time
     

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