Any ABA Judges Out There? I need showing opinions on these BB Reds.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MAllen, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. MAllen

    MAllen Get In The Game

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    Hi All, A friend of mine just gave me 16 chicks and 24 eggs to hatch from his line of BB Red Bantams. I think they are just awesome and want to raise this line for showing, the roos come rose comb & green legged. Was hoping to get some opinions from those that show this breed or perhaps from any ABA judges that might be out there.

    Here's the rooster, I think Lewis (my friend) told me he is going on 2 years old.

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    Here is one of the hens.

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    and just for giggles, here's the 16 chicks he gave me from the above brood stock.

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    So what do you guys think of this line of BB Reds??
     
  2. OklaOutlaw

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    Looks like you got some beautiful crossbreeds...

    They look to be a cross between the BB Red Old English and the BB Red Rosecomb (seperate breed).

    http://www.rosecomb.com/random/thebirds/bbred.html

    Here is a pic of my BB Red Rosecombs:

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    I am trying to get some more of these as the ones pictured here were killed by a raccoon!
     
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  3. Pathfinders

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    Black Breasted Red is a color variety, not a breed, fwiw.
     
  4. MAllen

    MAllen Get In The Game

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    Yes, that's what they are. Lewis, the guys I got them from is in his 70's and has had this line of birds for more than 20 years. I really like them & hope to raise show nice show birds out of them.
     
  5. Pathfinders

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    If they're Rosecombs, then why does the female have a single comb?
     
  6. MAllen

    MAllen Get In The Game

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    Quote:Yes, of course, but what do you think of the brood stock? Show quality or not?
     
  7. MAllen

    MAllen Get In The Game

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    Quote:Good question, I don't know. Some of them come straight comb, most come rosecomb. This is the hen that just happened to be in the right spot for the photo op.
     
  8. Pathfinders

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  9. NYREDS

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    And neither BB Red OEGBs or BB Red Rosecombs have green legs. The female is single combed so obviously not a Rosecomb but her white earlobes would disqualify her as an OEGB.
    Sorry, nothing to show them as.
     
  10. Pathfinders

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    Quote:Good question, I don't know. Some of them come straight comb, most come rosecomb. This is the hen that just happened to be in the right spot for the photo op.

    I would not breed to any females who have single combs.
     

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