Sexlink Question: Barred Rock Rooster and Red Sexlink

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by wondergirl, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. wondergirl

    wondergirl Hatching

    Oct 24, 2014
    North Louisiana
    Hi all! I'm new to hatching, and the genetic end of things is tough for me to wrap my head around! I have chicks hatching right now that came from a red sexlink hen, and barred rock rooster. Is it possible they will be sexlinked as well? I have one that looks to have a white spot on head, black body, the way the barred rock male chicks do. Also, same question, with a welsummer hen. Would love your feedback! TIA!! :)

  2. When using barred rocks to make sex-linked chicks, the hen is the barred rock. Using a barred rock rooster will not work.
  3. WalleyWaller

    WalleyWaller Chirping

    Dec 14, 2013
    Aiken, SC

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