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Breeding a RIR Roo with an ISA Brown hen?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Creekbank, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. Creekbank

    Creekbank Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wanted to ask the knowledgeable folks on here, what would be the result of the above cross? I know you will not produce an Isa Brown, but could you expect a decent egg layer?
     
  2. Michael OShay

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    You will get a mixed breed offspring that will almost certainly be a good layer, although very likely not quite the egg laying machine that the Isa Brown is.
     
  3. Creekbank

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    Thanks for the reply. I was hoping for that answer!
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     

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