breeding project takes giant leap forward :)

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by KatyTheChickenLady, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    Check out my new big boy. The pics don't do him justice, that's a full size straw bale he is next to though.
    Completely solid, that's not fluff your looking at, I haven't weighed him yet because he doesn't fit in the bucket but I'm guessing right around 16 or 17 lbs.
    sooo . . . care to take a guess at the cross CX X ?

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  2. SteveH

    SteveH Songster

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    " giant leap forward " describes it well . Pea comb ? How do you get a black tailed , red roo out of a white CX ??????????
    Looks a little like a Brahma cross just because of the heavy , upright body but the head reminds me of Saipan so ???????????
    Congrats , where in the world did you find that thing ?
    You'll need a steel apron with built in jackstands for that poor little pullet looking at him [​IMG]
     
  3. bnentrup

    bnentrup Songster

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    What age are we talking about here? And what did he look like in #'s in the 10-week period?
     
  4. Elena712

    Elena712 In the Brooder

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    Is that an amercauna hen?
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Hes a big boy... [​IMG]
     
  6. PriceFamilyFarms

    PriceFamilyFarms Songster

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    no clue on the breeds, maybe a phoenix with a jersey giant and something else....but he's one big boy!
     
  7. nivtup

    nivtup Songster

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    I guess buff brahma
     

  8. petrelline

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    Wait, I'm confused, is this the result of one of your CX crosses, or a new roo you're planning to cross with your CXs?

    I'm also really curious about his lineage, I mean, yeesh, he could pull a cart.
     
  9. PriceFamilyFarms

    PriceFamilyFarms Songster

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    we could end World hunger with a bird that big!
     
  10. chickee

    chickee Songster

    His color reminds me of a New Hampshire red X Jersey Giant for size? Beautiful color! [​IMG]
     
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