Will this cross make sex linked chicks?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by minihorse927, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    I know nothing about genetics and sex link chicks. I have somebody who wants to know if a White Plymouth Rock rooster over Rhode Island Red hens will make a sex linked chIck? Sorry To Ask such a dumb question!
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it has to be the reverse. I know with brahmas light male over buff female doesn't produce sex linked birds. Buff male over light female does create sex linked birds.
     
  3. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    thats correct. its a gold male over a silver hen...
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    Thank you!
     
  5. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not all white PR's are created equal
    but assuming recessive white hiding basic barred rock
    in my experience they will all be dark,(Black or grey with red leakage) barred birds
     

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