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Crosses Between these Breeds. :D

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 5Chickens, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. 5Chickens

    5Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to order some chicks and I just wanted to know (Early,I know) if any one had pictures of mixed breeds between any of the following breeds....


    Australorp
    Gold Sex-link
    Buff Orpington
    Blue Cochin
    Amercauna
    Turken
    RIR
    Buff Brahma


    Thanks!And do the Naked Necks crossed with Regular Chicken make a naked neck or not.

    Thanks Again!
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Here is my Meg, sired by a RIR rooster over an exhibition size Buff Orpington hen. She's a hefty girl! :
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  3. 5Chickens

    5Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is Gorgeous!I Am going to order a Buff Orpington Rooster and a RIR Hen.Will the chick look like your hen?
     
  4. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    She is a beautiful girl Cynthia.How well does she lay and are they large eggs.I know a lot of times the crosses will lay better than the two original breeds,"sex link chickens".
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Meg is a good layer. She's a year old and her eggs would qualify as large to extra large. When she began, every other egg was a double-yolker-her Buff Orp lines were known for double-yolkers, in general. Later on, that sort of quit and she just lays a normal egg now. She's quite heavy, but still likes to be picked up, held and petted. Her feathers glow like red fire in the sunlight, and they have darker edged lacing, very pretty.
     
  6. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    If you want a companion and lots of big eggs what more could you ask for?
     
  7. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cynthia, Meg looks exactly like our hens!! Not sure what they are crossed with as they were a special breed from Frey's Hatchery in Ontario, but I'm betting they have orpingtons in them!!

    Wonder what would the outcome would be if our girls were crossed with an Barred Rock Rooster, which we would like to get.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, the barring would be most likely be passed to all the chicks to some degree with a Barred Rock sire. I love my Barred Rock roosters-my main flock roo is a BR and I'm keeping his son as his "understudy". Great breed! I wouldn't mind more of Meg's cross, either. She is huge, probably because she didnt come from hatchery stock. She's larger than my hatchery Buff Orpington hens and my RIR hens, and about as large as my Blue Orp girls.
     
  9. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are our Frey's Special's Hen and Roosters. Trying to figure out what the rooster is mixed with, white rock?? Plymouth Rock?? any guesses?? The hen definitely looks like it's got buff orp in it.
     

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