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Red Star

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by catmech, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. catmech

    catmech New Egg

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    What breeds are crossed to produce RED STARS?
     
  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    To get a red sexlink, you would need to cross a white female. carrying the silver gene (such as a white rock, RIW, deleware, etc), with a red male (such as a RIR, NHR, production red, etc).
     
  3. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    I believe the "Red Star" variety is bred from a white Leghorn hen and a RIR roo. Whatever the breeding, they produce a lot of XL and jumbo eggs. Mine are roughly 18 months now and all still produce nearly every day.
     
  4. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Red Star is just a proprietary name for red sex link.
     

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