Red Shaver Question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by morelcabin, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. morelcabin

    morelcabin Songster

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    Does anyone know what the hybrid combo of these birds are? Are they first generation? What would you get if you hatch eggs from them? More of the same? Thanks:>)
  2. YAMON

    YAMON Hatching

    Mar 3, 2008
    Utopia, ON
  3. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    I am guessing they are just like any other commercial sexlink, which means this is a F1 cross. Like with any other sexlink, Breeding a Shaver hen to a Shaver roo will not result in sexlink chicks.

    The image they have on that website that has been posted by Yamon, is the same picture Millers hatchery(in Alberta) uses for their "Red Sussex cross" in their catalogue, I wonder if they are the same thing, if so the father is a RIR and the hen a light Sussex. If not, oh well, we know it has to be a red roo over a hen with a silver gene.

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