What chickie possibilities will I have?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by holachicka, May 13, 2011.

  1. holachicka

    holachicka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi genetics experts! I've been trying and can't wrap my little brain around this [​IMG] :

    I have barred rock hens and a roo, as well as buff orpington hens and a roo all in the same pen. What are the possible varieties? Obviously barred rocks and buff orpingtons, but I also thought black sexlink types? Any ideas? Thanks!
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    I think you would just have a barn yard mix if the buffs & BR's mate!! Most of your sex link breeds are from RIR's, BR's, RI White & Delawares!!

    ETA: If you do a search on sex links you'll find a few threads with some GREAT information that helps explain alot of it!
     
    Last edited: May 13, 2011
  3. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

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    Your chick options are black barred males and females, buff males and females and solid black females.

    As well as your pure chicks your crosses will be...

    BR roo over BO hens = all black barred chicks

    BO roo over BR hens = black barred males and solid black females

    Have fun and post pics when they hatch. [​IMG]
     

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