Sex link question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Farmgirl1971, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. Farmgirl1971

    Farmgirl1971 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok breeding question

    I know red sex links are a cross between a Rhode Island Red Rooster and a Delaware hen. The chicks come out Roosters white, hens red because rooster take their color gene from momma, and hens get their color gene from papa.

    So my question is this -
    If my hens are Delaware does it really matter what the Roo Is? As long as he isn't white, won't the boy chicks be white and anything non white would be a hen?
     
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