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RIR roo + BO or Leghorn or BS or EE = ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by FuzzyButtsFarm, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I have a RIR roo. What would I get if he was crossed with a BO, Leghorn, Black Star or EE. I searched the past posts and thought if I posted this it would be faster.[​IMG]
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You would get a very nice laying chicken, usually referred to as a barnyard mix. The cross breeds wouldn't "be" anything, not like a sex-link. You'd probably get a great variety of colors, that's a big reason many of us like to mix breeds.
     
  3. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe with the white leghorn hen you should get sex-link chicks, but don't quote me on that. The others would more than likely be some shade of red or buff.
     
  4. hongyush2008

    hongyush2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Ya, it is nothing serious...You can also have fancy chicken..[​IMG]
     
  5. Lensters

    Lensters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:A quick Google search says that White Leghorns are a dominate white genes without silver genes so that wouldn't result in a sexlink. For people interested in the genetics of sexlinks take a look at the Sex- linked Information topic
     
  6. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Thanks to all you wonderful BYC people. [​IMG] I'm not trying to breed anything special. I was just curious to find out what the chicks will look like. I have 20 eggs in the bater and due to hatch on Halloween. Thanks Lensters for the link which I will be saving. [​IMG]
     

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