? on breeding for sexlinks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jns_binford, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. jns_binford

    jns_binford In the Brooder

    38
    0
    32
    Mar 2, 2008
    Ok I know that a RIR rooster bred to a barred rock will give you a black sex link . But can you get a sex link from a barred rock rooster bred to a RIR hen. Just wondering cus thats what ive got.
     
  2. Kev

    Kev Crowing

    6,517
    673
    361
    Jan 13, 2008
    Sun City, California
    No. All babies will get the barring gene from the rooster.

    It's the barring gene specifically that's the sex linked trait.
     
  3. jns_binford

    jns_binford In the Brooder

    38
    0
    32
    Mar 2, 2008
    So I would end up with all barred offspring right?
    Does any one know what color they would be?
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Crowing

    3,592
    136
    271
    Apr 30, 2007
    Deer Park Washington
    From what I have read, you should get red barred from a BR roo on RIR hens.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: