What will it turn out like?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by goatman303, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. goatman303

    goatman303 Out Of The Brooder

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    Could some of you tell me what the following crosses will turn out like.

    Speckled Sussex x Light Sussex
    Buff Orpington x RIR
    Welsummer x barred rock

    Thanks, Ian
     
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can't help you on the first cross. Speckling is recessive, but I don't know the genetics behind the light Sussex except they're silver based. Could possibly be a red sex link cross?

    Buff Orp x Red seems to give nice orange colored birds with light legs.

    Welsummer x barred Rock should give you sex link chicks. males hatch with white spots on the head and feather out with messy barring. Females will hatch with solid heads and feather out black with red leakage.

    This is going on the assumption you've listed the crosses correctly with the male bird first.
     
  3. goatman303

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    Thanks.
     

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