Lots of questions lately about sex linked cross breeds. Then a discussion this evening on msn. This is from Rick Kemp's Exhibition Poultrypg 35-36.
1. RIR male x Light Sussex Female
pullets warm buff shade, cockerels white or light yellow. Must be done in this order to work.
2. Brown Leghorn male X Light Sussex female
pullets have light brown head and back with heavy chocolate stripes. Often two small thin stripes of colour run down either side of main stripes. Cockerels are black and white.
3. Buff leghorn male X Light Sussex female
Pullets are buff with occasional slight black markings and cockerels are silvery white also with occasional black markings, but ground markings readily distinguishable.
4. Black Leghorn Male X Barred Rock female
Pullets have pure black head cockerels have white spot on head. Can also use australorp or black langshan male with similar results.
5. Barnevelder Male X Columbian Wyandotte female
Similar results to cross 2.
6. Buff orpington male X Light Sussex female or similar silver female
Buff pullets and yellow/white cockerels
7. Brown leghorn male X barred rock female
cockerels black on top of body with white spot. Beak shanks and toes are yellow. Pullets are all black on top, beak shanks and toes all black or very dark.
8. Golden Legbar male X Light Sussex female
Gold pullets and silver cockerels
9. Golden Legbar male X RIR female
Willow legged pullets and yellow legged cockerels at hatching time
Crosses 8 & 9 have double sex links, also have feathering, with the pullets having fast feathering wings.
10. Golden Legbar male X brown leghorn female
Shank colourâ€”pullets willow and cockerels yellow
11. RIR male X White Wyandotte female
Pullets are brown with a dark stripe running down them, cockerels are silver with black markings.
i hope this helps some folks