Would there be a sex link with a leghorn rooster and barred rock hen?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by devin0, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. devin0

    devin0 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would there be a sex link with a leghorn rooster and barred rock hen? I would like to know because I am thinking of doing so.
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, and notice that Chris left out White leghorn roosters from the list because White leghorns carry dominant white, which will cover the black in any breed that it is bred to and in your case would make a solie white bird with maybe some black spots here and there in both sexes so they wouldnt be sexable as chicks. But any of the colors Chris listed would work for producing sexlinks. You can use any color rooster with barred hens as long as he is not Barred, Dominant White, or Recessive White masking barring.
     

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