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RIR COMET CROSS

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RIR COMETS

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hybrid of what?

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hybrid of what?

 

RIR crossed with RSL, according to this, identical thread.  wink.png

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649700/what-do-you-get-when-you-cross-breed-rhode-island-red-and-golden-comet

 

 

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Those chicks are a Rhode Island Red Rooster and a Golden Comet Hen cross. 

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i wouldnt consider them hybrids at all they at least have 3 different chickens in them to me they are just barnyard mutts that should lay very well 

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i wouldnt consider them hybrids at all they at least have 3 different chickens in them to me they are just barnyard mutts that should lay very well 

 

 

Aren't they essentially the same thing?

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Aren't they essentially the same thing?

i dont consider them hybrids maybe others do but thats just who i am i guess

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I thought a hybrid was more of a cross between species? such as guinea with chicken.

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In the chicken world the term Hybrid is often used for describing mixed breeds. However, for scientific purposes you are correct hybrids are the crossing of mixed species usually resulting in infertile offspring 

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I thought a hybrid was more of a cross between species? such as guinea with chicken.

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