Breeding confusion

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by guinealeghorn, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. guinealeghorn

    guinealeghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I have some BB red bantam roos. They have been trying to mate with my standard size white leghorn hens. I was wondering, if I hatch some leghorn eggs, assuming they ate fertile, what will they be? Will they be standatd like the mom, or bantam like the dad?
     
  2. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have discovered from breeding bantam to standard they are usually a combo of the two. For example, I bred a 1 1/2 OEGB pound rooster to a 4 pound hen, the roosters were about 3 pounds, and the hens were about 2 pounds. I would try hatching some of these eggs if you want to, you might get some pretty cool chickens!
     
  3. guinealeghorn

    guinealeghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! Thanks for the info, I probably will incubate some Bantam eggs!
     
  4. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you do, keep me posted!
     
  5. guinealeghorn

    guinealeghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll post pics of the chicks if I decide to hatch some. Here are some pics of the breeds in question: IMG_20170211_161921.jpg IMG_20170211_162104.jpg IMG_20170211_161305.jpg IMG_20170211_161412.jpg IMG_20170211_161022.jpg
     
  6. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all of them up to the last one look like OEGBs, that last one looks like a mixed breed
     
  7. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem
     
  8. guinealeghorn

    guinealeghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not 100% sure if they are OEGBs or not, so he could be mixed breeds. We got them from an auction.
     
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    guinealeghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The two closed ups are of Ignis and George. George is above Ignis.
     
  10. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of them looks like it could be a white Leghorn bantam, I'm sure that flock is OEGB though, I raise OEGB, I have for about 8 years now
     

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