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Does anyone have pics of Orpington/New hampshire red crosses???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by armdchicken, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. armdchicken

    armdchicken Songster

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    I am getting some new chicks that are orpington/new hampshire red crosses... I was wondering if anyone has pics of full grown ones?
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2012

  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Songster

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    You will get a buff looking new hampshire. May have less black in the tail.

    Tim
     
  3. armdchicken

    armdchicken Songster

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    oh okay...do u think that they would be good layers?
     
  4. Spangled

    Spangled Songster

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    Probably better layers than either breed because of heterosis (hybrid vigor). But you only get heterosis from the first cross of two chickens that are from separate and distant lines.

    Sorry, no pics from me. I only popped into this thread to see the photos myself. I want to see the color. [​IMG]

    Some where online there used to be a photo of a Speckled Sussex and a Buff Orpington cross, and it looked a whole lot like a New Hampshire. But I guess that's besides the point, huh?
     
  5. armdchicken

    armdchicken Songster

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    Really? might have to look those up...and someone will hopefully post some pics [​IMG]
     
  6. armdchicken

    armdchicken Songster

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    Anyone have any pics of orpington/New Hampshire Red Crosses????
     
  7. armdchicken

    armdchicken Songster

    Jan 8, 2012
    Fairbanks, alaska
    Anyone??? I am curious to see what they look like
     

  8. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I'm pretty sure that would not be something many people do, so it's quite possible that while hundreds have seen this thread, they don't have the pictures. Hopefully someone will though.
     

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