What to Expect when you cross a brown leghorn rooster and a white rock

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by LilChickCoop, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. LilChickCoop

    LilChickCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea yet, but am curious.... what is the outcome? Are they sex linked ?
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I don't know if the white rocks are based on recessive or domiant white..? big difference..

    you will have sex links as the girls will be Gold and the boys will be golden(Silver/Gold mix) but I don't know if you are going to be able to sex the at hatch..
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    The odds of getting a silver White Rock is very slim, I understand.
     
  4. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Fred's Hens :

    The odds of getting a silver White Rock is very slim, I understand.

    I don't know if they are or not but I know Barred Rocks and Columbian Rocks are, seems possible they could be​
     

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