Australorp X Black Jersey Giants

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chik magnet, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. chik magnet

    chik magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would I get a good sized good laying bird.
     
  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I think JG are larger than Aussies. They look a lot alike to me. I think it would be a nice sized bird.
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    The australorps I have had have been much larger than any of my other birds. Since JGs are bigger than australorps (as far as I remember), I would imagine you would definitely get a decent sized bird from that cross.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Go for it..

    And then, POST PICS!!!
     
  5. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would also lay lots of eggs, since the BA are such great layers. [​IMG]
     
  6. domino7

    domino7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might have a couple of these in the incubator. I'm not sure why, but I tossed in 6 eggs. Some are BA eggs, and I only have 2 roos, one of them being a JG. They really look pretty similar anyway, so I guess we'll see. If they hatch, I'll put up some pics.
     
  7. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    What are you hatching them for? Eggs? Meat? For the heck of it?
     

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