? on breeding for sexlinks

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

  1. jns_binford

    jns_binford Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Overrun With Chickens

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    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 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I would end up with all barred offspring right?
    Does any one know what color they would be?
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    From what I have read, you should get red barred from a BR roo on RIR hens.
     

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