Australorp Cross

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Ali Gator, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. Ali Gator

    Ali Gator Out Of The Brooder

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    I am crossing a Black Australorp hen with an Olive Egger rooster. What breed will I get? The eggs have not hatched yet and the rooster is an f2
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    You won’t get a breed, you’ll get a chicken with mixed genetics, what we call a mutt. I don’t know what genetics your rooster has but the odds are pretty good the chicks will all be black.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You'll get mixed breed birds. Probably mostly black, some brown egg layers and some olive/green.
     
  4. Ali Gator

    Ali Gator Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
     

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