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What will it look like?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rooster brandon., Sep 17, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If a road island red rooster mates with a barred rock hen what does the chicks look like?
     
  2. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    I can only say...it'll have feathers and two legs and two wings.... etc. I'm not good at what makes what if combined with what... Sorry...

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  3. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is your classic black sex link cross. The hens will be born black as chicks with no white at all. The roos will look like BR chicks black with a white spot on their head. When grown the Roos look like BR with red leakage. The hens are normally black with red streaks in their neck and chest. I have seen some black sex links with lots of red in their necks and chests. At least you will know hens from roos when they hatch!
     
  4. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like the babies would be sex linked- meaning you could tell if the babies were male or female from hatching. The males would have a white spot on top their heads and the females would be solid black except for a few red feathers around the chest.

    Here is a page showing examples, hope it helps.

    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sex-links/BRKSexLink.html
     
  5. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any pics of these crossed birds?if you do please post them.
     
  6. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also forgot to add that the hens are great egg layers, but can be very bossy! They are beautiful though, very large and lay large eggs. IMO the roos look like an ugly BR. The link in the post above yours shows the pics of the crosses. It is from feathersite.com This is your best friend when it comes to researching chicken breeds. n[​IMG]
     
  7. NevadaRon

    NevadaRon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster brandon. :

    Does anyone have any pics of these crossed birds?if you do please post them.

    I have two of them.

    The black babies.

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    As juveniles - again, the black ones.

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    Not a great pic, but here they are.

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  8. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    black ones are blacksexlink hens
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    and finally the roo
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    hope this helps [​IMG]
     
  9. LuvMyPeeps7

    LuvMyPeeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 and they all look like this one
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  10. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks and god bless................the roo pic is awsome!
     

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