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what on earth will I end up with?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenlover237, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. chickenlover237

    chickenlover237 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just set my first 12 eggs on the 29th of febuary and the eggs are from both barred rocks and rhode island reds (at least thats what I think they are) and the only male birds are RIR's so what kind of birds will I end up with?

    (candled them today they are all developing! :) )
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If you have RIR rooster, and RIR and barred rock hens, you'll get RIR chicks and sex-link chicks. Reddish babies that can not be sexed at hatch, black chicks that are solid-headed (sex-link female) and black chicks that have a large head spot of yellow (sex-link males).
     
  3. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will produce pullets that will grow up to be great laying hens.
     
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  4. chickenlover237

    chickenlover237 Chillin' With My Peeps

    cool [​IMG]
     
  5. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, you will get red stars/red sex linsk, the freindliest, prettiest, best egg layer chicken in the world!

    This is my six year old hen, still laying!

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  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  7. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you're right...[​IMG]I feel really stupid! But Black Sex Links are basically just the same as the Red type in personality and egg laying! Good luck!
     

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