What do you get when you mate a Barred Rock with this hen

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  1. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Would I have a sex link if I mated a barred rock with a Rhode Island/White Leghorn mixed hen?

    Thanks.
     
  2. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No you wouldn't. you would get mostly barred young.
     
  3. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sexlinks using a Barred Rock require the female to be the barred bird.

    Crossing a BR roo to another breed or mixed breed hen will not give sexlink offspring.
     

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