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Anyone breed Delawares??

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by jessicayarno, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. jessicayarno

    jessicayarno Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone breed their own delawares with barred rock and new hampshire?? I have BR hens and a roo and new hampshire hens... What do I need to cross to get the delaware?? I only have one delaware and she is about done laying, but has an awesome personality and I would like to breed some more if possible.
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I believe the delaware coloring is a "sport" of the cross you propose. There was a hen shown at the nationals in Indiana that was such a bird. Take a look at the Delaware thread, her picture is in there somewhere in the last few pages.
     
  3. Stephanie739

    Stephanie739 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. johnsons-r-us

    johnsons-r-us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I too am looking forward to hatching some of mine. I should get bsl as I have a RIR roo and BR girls. I love color genetics! [​IMG]

    And I haven't done much reading...but I think I should get amber sex links with my WR roo....whenever I get one [​IMG]
     
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  5. jessicayarno

    jessicayarno Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I am excited now.. So my projects for some layers and good DP are BSL, BR, and Delawares...
     

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