What have I got?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kuna-clucker, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. kuna-clucker

    kuna-clucker In the Brooder

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    I have 5 chicks from a pairing of a barred rock hen & a BR/Ameracana Roo. Three are completely black w/ black legs & feet & two look exactly like their momma. At this point they all look like hens to me. Does this mixing point to some other breed? Thanks, Mick
     
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    If it's a Barred Rock roo over a Barred Rock hen then you will get Barred Rocks (obviously [​IMG])

    But if the Ameraucan(EE) is the father, then you will have Sex-linked offspring where the males will be barred (born black with white dot on head) and the females all black (may have other colors showing in their feathers as they grow).
     

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