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What is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Big Cat, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Big Cat

    Big Cat New Egg

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    I bought 6 chicks from Southern States on March 25th. I was told when I got them they were RIR crossed with White Rock? I was suprised when my rooster turned out white. What breed do you think he is? Also can you confirm the Hens breed?

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    By the way he is a jerk too. I do not like this bird!
     
  2. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    The RIR x White Rock pairing resulted in Red Sexlinks. The females are red with a few white feathers, and the males are white, with a few red feathers. And the ornery gene probably came from the RIR side.
     
  3. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Oh, and [​IMG] !!!!
     
  4. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    Australia
    Unless i am mistaken, that cross is a sex link called a golden comet & you can tell the sexes apart by color at hatching. This is the reason that your male is a different color to your hens. It only works with the first generation though so your chicks wont be color sexable but your hens & future stock will be great layers!
     
  5. Big Cat

    Big Cat New Egg

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    The hens seem friendly yet skidish but he is such a jerk I was thinking I shouldnt let these hatch any. I was considering next year trying a different breed.
     

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