Cross Breeding?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by ChickenLadyChan, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. ChickenLadyChan

    ChickenLadyChan In the Brooder

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    Can I cross my WJG roo w/ BO or Ameraucana hens?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Yes as long as he is not so large that he injures them.
     
  3. ChickenLadyChan

    ChickenLadyChan In the Brooder

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    Ok then it would be a bad idea. He's almost triple their size
     
  4. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Yeah, don't do it.
     
  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    JG should not be triple the size of Buff Orpington hens.. perhaps these are pullets?
     
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  6. AMERAUCANAS4REAL

    AMERAUCANAS4REAL Enabler

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    Yes you may cross them...
    Is this like a Standard bred rooster with hatchery Orpington hens? Normally the Orpingtons would be close enough in size to regular Giant hens.
     

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