black OEGB hen line ???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cochin123, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. cochin123

    cochin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is a hen line ?? and i was told that this pair is from a hen line , do you think it is ? [​IMG]
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    the hen is only like 19.75oz is that right ?? [​IMG]
    thank you for your help !! [​IMG]
     
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  2. cbbantams

    cbbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A (Hen) or usually called female lines are set up to produce better females than males when they are bred.Where as most breeders prefer male lines so they can have better males for showing,There are some very good female lines of OE around the country.I dont have a female line myself but they do look more like female line than male line to me.Maybe that will help you a little.I will try to post a pic of two of my male line cock birds so you can see the difference.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I've never heard of such a thing! Interesting [​IMG]
     
  4. cochin123

    cochin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:oh maby that is why my brassyback hens look like junk , but i love them , i know that the breeder olny shows males in brassyback so maby they are male line , cool thanks !!!
     
  5. jmmartin

    jmmartin New Egg

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    I know this is a old post but I got a rooster with a really short back stance like a serama was told he is from a female line is this the case
     
  6. redchevy808

    redchevy808 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    . Could be, but maybe just from short stock, I have a pair of serama's and the rooster has a short back but his legs are tiny lol I feel bad for him
     

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