Buff Orpington x New Hampshire cross rooster?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by australorp_breeder, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. australorp_breeder

    australorp_breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone had offered me a Buff Orpington x New Hampshire cross rooster. I was wondering if anyone could please show me a picture of what he'd look like? I tried googling and couldn't find any.
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I don't have pics on this computer- but I had a few RIR x Buff Orps. They were a great crossing! Big & fluffy like Orps, but more of a ginger color. They were broody raised- but weren't as flighty as you'd think.

    I'd think NHR crosses would be pretty similar. [​IMG]
     
  3. australorp_breeder

    australorp_breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  4. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    I would think they would be a bit lighter than New Hampshires, I bred some one time that were from a Buff Orp X RIR cross, and those ended up looking like New Hampshires.
     
  5. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 BO x Partridge Rock hens that look like a ginger colored BO.Big and fat with just a touch of penciling near the base of the tail.They lay much bigger eggs than both of their parent stock and that happens a good bit when you cross two pure breeds.They are hybrids and often lay better than the parent stock.That's why sexlinks are so good at laying.
     
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  6. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess it would be a bird with light and dark feathering.

    I would love to see some pics!
     

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