Biggest Breeding Thread EVER!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Horseychicken, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. I do it all the time!

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  2. I've done it a few times.

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  3. No, I've never done it.

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  4. I am totally clueless on how to even do it.

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  1. Horseychicken

    Horseychicken Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, so this is a thread on how to breed chickens. Maybe this can become the biggest thread on breeding! If you have any questions, ask away! Don't forget to vote on the poll!
     
  2. what did I do

    what did I do Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am totally clueless but I do have 3 chicks hatched under a broody. I had Barred Rock roosters at the time.

    My question - I now have two 3 month old Trader Joe Leghorn roosters that I hope to keep. They were hatched at the end of June. They have 5 girls that they hatched with. They are in a coop with 43 other girls. The 7 hatch mates hang out together and do very little mingling with the other coop mates. The kids say "Buddy Little Big Comb" has crowed, I have not heard him. Will he ever mix with the other girls? Will he step up to do his job?

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    If mixed with a brown egg layer will the hens lay brown or white eggs?

    Will the chicks be white like him or colored like the hen - I know a white hen and a white rooster will produce a white chick. A Buff Orpington hen + a leghorn roo = what
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2012

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