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Buff Orpington X RIR pics?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by lil'chickies, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. lil'chickies

    lil'chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have both and am wondering what a cross of the two would look like. Everything I have read says the BO makes a good momma. Just curious what could happen.
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  2. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poolville, TX
    I think I remember reading somewhere that when you cross these two breeds you can tell their sex by their feathers. Maybe I was dreaming........... [​IMG]
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I have my Meg, sired by a RIR over an exhibiton size Buff Orpington. Here's my big red girl.
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  4. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do this cross all the time. My friends call these my Amazon chicks. They are very big, hardy, and good egg layers. They are a dark cinnamon color and sometimes have some black in their tails. I can't sex them at birth, but someone else might be able to .
     

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