Cross-breed or Pure-bred

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by darajosami, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. I am being given some Silkie hens and a rooster and wasnt sure if I should just stick with Silkie's or if I should get some Rhode Island hens also and cross breed them with the SIlkie Rooster.

    The main thing I am unsure of is, if I need to get rid of (sell or giveaway) the fertilized eggs and/or chicks will they be easy to get rid of? I was considering selling chicks and/or fertilized eggs once I have the flock I want but am not sure how the cross breeds will go also.

    Any advice for a novice?

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