REd roo + black hen?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by roocrazy, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

    Jun 11, 2009
    what color would the chick be
  2. tracyjenner

    tracyjenner Chirping

    Depends on the genes both are carrying you may get another red, black or????
  3. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    If this is the norm the chick I had was born black and has turned red and black evenly as he has grown. Mine was from a black hen and red rooster.
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Unless you know their parents, it's a crap shoot. If the hens is 'truly' black, All of the offspring will be black.

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