Most Common Chicken Cross Breeds

 

Barred Rock Hen + New Hampshire Rooster = Black Sex Link

Both sexes hatch out black, but the males have a white dot on their heads.

Delaware Hen + New Hampshire Rooster = Red Sex Link or Red Star

Roosters hatch out white and, depending on the cross, feather out to pure    white or with some black feathering. Hens darker with darker neck patch.

Silver Laced Wyandotte Hen + New Hampshire Rooster = Cinnamon Queen

Hens brownish red. Roosters white.

New Hampshire Hen + Rhode Island Rooster = Production Red

Rhode Island Hen + New Hampshire Rooster = Cherry Egger or Red Cross

White Rock Hen + New Hampshire Rooster = Golden Comet

Parent White Rock Hen must have silver factor. Hens red and white. Roosters white.

White Leghorn Hen + New Hampshire Rooster = Red Sex Link or Red Star

Males hatch out white and, depending on the cross, feather out to pure white or with some black feathering

Black Australorp Hen + New Hampshire Rooster = Black Cross

 

NOTE: In sex link chicks, Hens will be of sex link color and roosters will be color of parent hen.