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Welsummer cross

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jimgunn, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. jimgunn

    jimgunn Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 19, 2012
    This isn't so much a 'what breed is this' thread but a 'can you show me the breed'. I did post this in the breeds and genetics forum but with no answer.

    I have a 7 week old welsummer cockerel that I am hoping to get chicks from when he matures. The available hens he can cross with are Rhode Island reds, red sexlinks, barred rocks, Marans and light sussex. Has any one done any of these crosses before? If so, how did they turn out and do you have any pictures. Thanks, Jamie
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2013
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Sorry, but we haven't. We mainly do Ameraucana crossing. Sorry!
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2013
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    If you haven't used the calculator, here ya go.

    I've crossed a brown leghorn (same color as the Welsummer) with barred rocks to get sex link chicks. They looked pretty much like black sex links from the hatchery. That's all I got, sorry.
  4. jimgunn

    jimgunn Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 19, 2012
    Thank you, that's a lot of help.

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