White sussex x RIR?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jetblack2004, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some purebred Light Sussex and i hatched some in the incubator. It was pretty bizarre because some came out pure white! No black on them at all. Out of the white ones there was one cockerel. So I've decided to put him in with my Rhode Island Reds. There are some of those eggs in the incubator now and I was wondering whether anybody has done this cross before? I'm just curious and I have to wait 3 weeks until the eggs hatch!
    Anybody done the White Sussex and Rhode Island Red cross before?

    -Jetblack
     
  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    It's a classic cross for sex linked hybrids. But it needs to be a RIR cock over a Light Sussex female.
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  3. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the RIR cockerel and Light sussex hen cross but I was wondering about White Sussex cockerel and RIR hen cross?
    Thanks for the reply, though.

    -Jet
     
  4. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Got nothin for you.
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