Breeding different chickens?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cloverchick, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. cloverchick

    cloverchick New Egg

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    We have an Australorp rooster. We have RIR, Leghorn and Australorp hens. We eventually want to hatch chicks. Does anyone have experience with breeding these different chickens together? What are some pros and cons to interbreeding? Thanks
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Crossing of different breeds can result in hybrid vigor.
     
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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG]and welcome to BYC!

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