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I found this picture on my daughter's phone. I love the pattern of the barred rocks trying to peck her toes!

http://downeastthunderfarm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/chicken-patterns-500x375.jpg

Downeast Thunder Farm - Our Little Patch of Woods in Downeast Maine. Home to a variety of critters including 1 dog, 2 cats, 5 buff orpingtons, 7 barred rocks, 2 buff/rock mix, 5 bantam ameraucanas, and eight ducks. 50 Cornish X will soon be on their way to freezer camp.

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Downeast Thunder Farm - Our Little Patch of Woods in Downeast Maine. Home to a variety of critters including 1 dog, 2 cats, 5 buff orpingtons, 7 barred rocks, 2 buff/rock mix, 5 bantam ameraucanas, and eight ducks. 50 Cornish X will soon be on their way to freezer camp.

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Beautiful picture!

The ONLY outcross to a Jubilee, is a Spangled, and by generation three, the improvements can clearly be seen. The outcross can be safely done only once in three generations, more than that, colour pattern will be lost. So all offspring from generations 1 & 2 must be put back to pure Spangle. The other thing to consider when outcrossing, is making sure the Spangle you are breeding with have at...
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The ONLY outcross to a Jubilee, is a Spangled, and by generation three, the improvements can clearly be seen. The outcross can be safely done only once in three generations, more than that, colour pattern will be lost. So all offspring from generations 1 & 2 must be put back to pure Spangle. The other thing to consider when outcrossing, is making sure the Spangle you are breeding with have at...
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