Anyone have this cross?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by matte, May 15, 2010.

  1. matte

    matte Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2009
    Does anyone have a picture of a RED (RIR or NH) cross with a BLACK (Australorp or Orpington)? What would this look like? And if you continued to breed each generation back to itself, would color/pattern ever become uniform?
    Last edited: May 15, 2010
  2. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2010
    The red rooster over the Black Australorp will give you mostly if not all black chicks. Red rooster over the Orpington if a buff colored will most likely be buff but maybe a little more reddish tint. If the color of the Orpingtons are other colors other than buff you need to look up "Chicken Color Calculator" that will help you see more results.

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