Cross breeding chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by wadeb72, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. wadeb72

    wadeb72 Out Of The Brooder

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    What will the offspring out of a black australorp rooster and ideal 236 hens look like? How big? What color? Will they lay well?
     
  2. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Chicken Obsessed

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    Going to watch this one, as right now I have a BA roo on white leghorns?
     
  3. wadeb72

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    Have 2 Ba Roos 10 Ba hens and 10 ideal 236 hens. I have several friends that wants some chicks and I was just wondering what the crosses would be like.
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2013
  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Flock Master Premium Member

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    Breed 'em and find out! [​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They'll be inbetween in both size and laying ability. I'm thinking the leghorns have dominant white, so you'll get a lot of white chicks.
     

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