crossed a leghorn roo with a BJG updated pic.1/27/08 cross beak

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by johnnyjack, Nov 30, 2007.

  1. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    has anyone ever crossed a white leghorn rooster with a black jersey giant. dont know what i will get but they are in the bator lol.
     
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  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    I definately have that cross. My Jersey Giant is my best layer and I know for a fact
    some of her eggs hatched in the bator. Only 2 roos could be dad, either a white
    leghorn or a blue silkie. Poor little silkie tried hard but I don't think he was ever
    able to do the rooster dance with the JG. All the chicks are 2 to 5 weeks old but all
    white like their dad. Some are getting the fat/fluffy body types of the Giant and Buffs.
     
  3. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool u got a pic-
     
  4. PurpleChicken

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    14 days (or so) The one on left is 1/2 JG,Australorp, or Buff
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    28 days I think this one is 1/2 JG. She is fluffy and growing faster than the others.
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    Your gonna get white birds since their dad is white. I'm hoping to tell the mother
    by the growth rate. MY JG was twice the size of my others at 8 weeks. My JG
    also developed waddles quicker than the others.
     
  5. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the pic
     
  6. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

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    They look like they have the Jersey shape and eyes. I always thought my white Jerseys looked evil with those black eyes. :|
     
  7. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:JG's aren't evil. It's the silkies that are evil.

    Those pics are older. I'll try and get some new ones later.
     
  8. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks pc i would love to see more recent pic- if can get them.try not to bite any while getting the pic- lol jk thanks a bunch
     
  9. DrumStick

    DrumStick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This bird is fat, has waddles, and thick legs, all traits of a JG.
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    The bird in the back left is a full Leghorn (We think)
    The one in the center is a mystery (thin legs)
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    This may be a JG/Leghorn roo
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    My dad wanted me to post these pics.

    Drumstick
     
  10. PurpleChicken

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    There is no guarantee these have JG in them. We had 4 eggs hatch from this
    batch. Two were white eggs, making them full leghorn, and two were brown.
    Their mom could have been an Australorp or Speckled Sussex too. I just have
    a feeling the JG was Mom.

    We have 15 more 2 week old crosses so we know a few of those are jg/lh
    crosses. They are too small to tell. All are yellow/white.
     

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