RIR+BSL=??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by peepmommy, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. peepmommy

    peepmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there. I am a newbie at this. In the summer I ended up getting 5 Barred Rocks, 5 RIR, and 5 Black sex links. Now, I know that my RIR rooster mating with RIR hens=RIR chicks, and my rooster mating with my barred rocks will produce black sex links. But if my RIR rooster mates with one of my black sex links I should get either a barred rock or RIR? Is this correct? I am just curious more than anything. They all are really great hens and so far the rooster is a nice boy... if not, into the pot he goes! :) Please let me know as the suspense is killing me!! Thanks sooo much!!

    I've also posted in the genetics section...
     
  2. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    They will not be a true breed. They will be a hybrid Mutt more or less. They should be a great barn yard chicken but they might resemble a RIR or BR but they will have a different marks from both breeds. They should lay well though!

    Nate
     
  3. peepmommy

    peepmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great! Thanks so much! I was really wondering if they would be good layers. I can't wait until I get some peeps. Thanks for the help!
     

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