cross breed red cochin/black dutch is this a good idea ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shay20, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
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    This is my Red Cochin Bantam, my black dutch follows him around like crazy, when she cant find him she screams.
    he whants to mate with her, I would like to try it and see how they would come out ,
    there only 4 months right now.
    does any one think she is to small for him, will it cuase promblems on her.

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    This is my black dutch bantam hen.
    i read that she is the smallest breed of chicken.

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  2. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It shouldn't be a problem with breeding them and seramas are actually the smallest chickens in the world [​IMG]
     
  3. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    Dutch are the smallest breed accepted by the APA. It should be no problem crossing them, we have a BBR OEGB hen that got bred by our huge wyandotte roosters all the time with no problems.
     
  4. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    do u think they will come out with feathers on there feet?or a mix of both,[​IMG]
    I hope they dont look like ugly ducklings:lol:[​IMG]
    just kidding i think all chickys are cute.[​IMG]
     
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  5. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably lighter feathered feet than the cochin, but definately should have some feathering [​IMG] I bet the chicks will be adorable, be sure to post pics once you get some babies from these two! [​IMG] Happy Hatching!
     
  6. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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    I will defenitly post them. Now I cant wait for them.[​IMG]
     
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I am not very good at genetics, but, I think you might come out with some goldish birchen type babys. That would be cool.
     
  8. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    The chicks will have feathered legs, single combs, white in the earlobes, a cushion with normal tail feathers, and mostly black with some red/gold leaking through.
     
  9. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
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    Quote:that sounds awasom, i hope:)
     
  10. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:what are goldish birchen?[​IMG]
     

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