Supposed to be a barred rock, doesn’t look like others. Any idea what she is?

The Moonshiner

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Could be crossing a silver penciled rock rooster over barred rock hens. It would produce sex link chicks and in theory the pullets would look exactly like barred rock hens.
Problem is theories don't account for leakage.
Id be interested to see a male version to see if they exist. They would show a lot of leakage but wouldn't be barred so if anyone has one that has leakage and is barred it would blow at least the sex link idea of my theory out of the water.

Edit @Overo Mare has me too distracted.
The cross would produce sex links but I was thinking backwards. Males would be barred and females non barred.
Barred rock rooster over silver penciled hens would produce these pullets and barred with leakage males. Still interested in seeing a male version. The cross would not suprise me from Hoover's.
 
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JadeFarms

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Could be crossing a silver penciled rock rooster over barred rock hens. It would produce sex link chicks and in theory the pullets would look exactly like barred rock hens.
Problem is theories don't account for leakage.
Id be interested to see a male version to see if they exist. They would show a lot of leakage but wouldn't be barred so if anyone has one that has leakage and is barred it would blow at least the sex link idea of my theory out of the water.
Maybe they are doing a project sex link and accidentally sent her one, but just a theory lol. But that would be cool.
I also wonder how they did that, I wonder if it was an accident to send her this one or did it because they didn’t have enough pure BR and they added partridge rock and kinda cheated her.
 

Baumshell28

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Penciled Rock. That’s the one!!!
This is exactly what my opinion was! Don’t know enough about chicken breeds, patterns, colors, variations to actually speak knowledgeably, but the Silver Penciled Rock has been my new obsession since I found out about it a month or 2 ago! And those feathers look like they’re developing that beautiful penciled pattern. She has more pics & this chick-ee is especially pretty!
 

Overo Mare

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Could be crossing a silver penciled rock rooster over barred rock hens. It would produce sex link chicks and in theory the pullets would look exactly like barred rock hens.
Problem is theories don't account for leakage.
Id be interested to see a male version to see if they exist. They would show a lot of leakage but wouldn't be barred so if anyone has one that has leakage and is barred it would blow at least the sex link idea of my theory out of the water.

Edit @Overo Mare has me too distracted.
The cross would produce sex links but I was thinking backwards. Males would be barred and females non barred.
Barred rock rooster over silver penciled hens would produce these pullets and barred with leakage males. Still interested in seeing a male version. The cross would not suprise me from Hoover's.
Pfffff. Blame it on me.

These are definitely not PRs. I would agree that it could be a SL project. I have only seen pullets patterned like this so far. I've actually said that in one or two threads already. Every one of these odd Rocks has been a pullet. They've all come from TSC. Very strange.
 

MarkJr

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Pfffff. Blame it on me.

These are definitely not PRs. I would agree that it could be a SL project. I have only seen pullets patterned like this so far. I've actually said that in one or two threads already. Every one of these odd Rocks has been a pullet. They've all come from TSC. Very strange.
Pssst. Still blame you.
 

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