Ameraucana and Black Australorp Roosters x (specific breed hens)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ObeyTheYeri, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chirping

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    Does anyone have pictures of crosses from an Ameraucana or EE and Black Australorp over the hens listed below? I would really like to see pictures of the offspring and eggs laid by the offspring. Please feel free to post everything. Picture heavy is what I want. The more pictures the better. The Ameraucana rooster is a Blue Wheaten but any color would be fine, even an EE would be fine.

    The Roosters:
    -Blue Wheaten Ameraucana
    -Any Color Ameraucana
    -EE
    -Black Australorp

    The Hens:
    -Red Sex-Links
    -Rhode Island Reds
    -White Leghorns
    -Barred Rocks
     
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  2. donrae

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  3. ObeyTheYeri

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    Thanks, for all the basic info @donrae but I already knew all of that. That's why I asked for pictures. But your info was still greatly appreciated.
     
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  5. dolly85

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    Here are my three Easter Egger Leghorn crosses. Two have modified pea combs and muffs, one has a clean face and single comb, and all three have yellow legs. They all lay a light blue egg and started early at 4 1/2 months! Friendly birds, good layers. We really like this cross.

    ETA: P.S. Don't mind the frizzle bantam cochin peeking her head out in the background. She thinks she's one of the big girls. ;)


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    Here is one of their eggs next to a silkie egg for comparison.
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  6. ObeyTheYeri

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    Very nice birds, I love the white with muffs and beards. @dolly85
     
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    Thank you!
     

  8. wingedshade

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    I like this cross! I see snow behind them, how well do they do in the cold?
     
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    They do excellent with the cold and snow! They were the only birds out in the -30 F weather we had a few weeks ago. :)
     
  10. wingedshade

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    Amazing! I've never had leghorns because of their small size. I'm still planning my flock and I know I do want Araucanas/Ameraucanas, and I do want at least one rooster. Now after seeing this maybe I could get a leghorn rooster, they are dirt cheap and wouldn't eat much. The rooster kept for breeding and keeping an eye on the hens is usually more of a pet than a meal anyways so I don't' need a huge one.
     

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