What breed is this rooster??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by oliviaandjosh4, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. oliviaandjosh4

    oliviaandjosh4 Chirping

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    We were given this rooster when he was younger by a friend who bought him from the same place we had bought chickens in the past. The people had 1 RIR rooster, RIR hens, black sex link hens, & barred rock hens. Do you think he is a black sex link or barred rock x RIR cross?

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  2. WildWestChick

    WildWestChick Songster

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    I'd say from what they had...he looks like he would be a RIR X Barred Rock cross :) that's my best guess!
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    He is a black sex link rooster. From those breeds, the only possible parents are the Red rooster and the barred Rock hen. A black sex link hen won't have any barred offspring unless she's bred to a barred rooster.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    He's definitely a Black Sex Link rooster. His father was a red gene rooster (either an RIR, HNR, or Prod. Red) and his mother was a barred hen (probably a BR).
     
  5. oliviaandjosh4

    oliviaandjosh4 Chirping

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    Thank you that is what I had thought!
     

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