What would it look like? BR roo x BO hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by willkatdawson, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. willkatdawson

    willkatdawson Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    I'm curious I have a Barred Rock Roo and Buff Orpington hens. What would the offspring of this pair look like? Does anyone have pictures?

  2. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    All the chicks should be barred.If you turn it around and use a BO roo over Barred Rock girls they should be sex linked.
  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Songster

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    All the offspring will be barred. Depending on the other genetic factors of the male and female, you may get buff barred (which is beautiful!). I'm pretty sure buff is dominant to black, in which case all the offspring would be buff barred.
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    The barring is sometimes expressed more like lacing, but all offspring will show some sort of pattern like the ones on the thread link I posted above.

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