Buff orpington rooster with an easter egger hen ? ? ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mahsmaj, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What would the chick be called or look like ? ? ? Would it be a mutt ? ? ?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    An easter egger is a mutt chicken. Crossing it with a pure BO makes another mutt chicken. There are so many genetic unknowns in the history of EE's it could be just about any color at hatch.
     
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Here's an EE x Orp..... I'm not CERTAIN... but I think it was EE roo over Orp. hen as opposed to Orp roo over EE hen.... would it make a huge difference?

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    And yup, it'd be a mutt! This one has a real sweet temperament. She has a pea comb.
     
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  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    It would be called a barnyard mix or mutt, whichever name you prefer...
     
  5. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
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    Quote:Hey, just to be polite and make the chick feel special, you could call it a "Muffed Orpington". A whole new breed! [​IMG]
     
  6. dermerchickens

    dermerchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color eggs would it lay? And could I call it a Buff Orpington Easter Egger Mix? Or just Buff Orpington Easter Egger?

    How mch could I sell chicks for, the $5-6 dollars people sell EEs for?
     
  7. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:it would lay gree eggs as long as it has a pea comb, and I would call them Barnyard Specials
     
  8. shelbydog

    shelbydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bristow, ok
    You won't know what egg color it will lay til it lays. I've got pea combed EEs that lay light brown eggs.
     
  9. dermerchickens

    dermerchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, what's a pea comb?
     
  10. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:you are just unlucky... and science is not a mystery any longer, you can use science and genetics to predict the outcome of any cross with a high percentage rate of accuray here educate yourself http://chickengenetics.edelras.nl/
     

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