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Buff roo x blk Australorp hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by City Chicken, Jan 31, 2015.

  1. City Chicken

    City Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff Orpington rooster crossed with a black australorp hen will create a sex link. This is my first experiment. I will have to wait until they begin to feather out to see if they are male or female but at least that will be within a couple of weeks. The golds will be females the males will be silver.

    Out of 6, 5 hatched, one died on day two of unknown causes. This is what they look like.
    [​IMG] just in case anyone was thinking about doing the same.

    I'm about to embark on two full incubators of eggs. I will sell the hens coop ready as they're just feathered, I will keep the males for meat.
     
  2. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting... I have blue orpington rooster I crossed with black australorp hens and this is what I got...


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  3. City Chicken

    City Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness so pretty!!!!!!
     

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