Anyone heard of Austra Whites ???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GermanChick, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. GermanChick

    GermanChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cackle Hatchery offers theses this year instead of their California White.
    The Austra White is supposed to be a cross between a Australorp Rooster and a white Leghorn hen and lays white eggs.
    I orderred 5 pullets since I love my Australorps and wanted some white egg layers this year.
     
  2. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be a White Leghorn male over Australorp hens. This was a standard commercial cross in Australia for many years, 1940 to 1960s.
    David
     

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