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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by IDIOT HUSBAND, May 8, 2009.

  1. IDIOT HUSBAND

    IDIOT HUSBAND Songster

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    The chicks I'm going to get are from a RIR roo and a delaware hen will they have a name or just be muts? Also a friend of mine told me that hens will produce twice as many eggs if I get 1 rooster, is there any truth to that. Thanks.
     

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    Quote:They will be mutts. Not necessarily a bad thing! Many here will argue that mutts are more vigorous.

    No evidence that the presence of a roo will give more eggs that I know of, although hens do often seem more content with a roo.
     
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Quote:I believe that is a type of sex-link cross. The males will be white while the females will be red. But it's too late for me to be certain...sorry!!
     
  4. nzpouter

    nzpouter Songster

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    by the way... great name. [​IMG]
     
  5. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Quote:Most of our pullets/hens are laying every single day - some haven't missed a day since they started 2 months ago. We don't have a rooster and there's no way our egg production could double (or be any higher) if we did have a roo.
     
  6. bikergirl

    bikergirl Songster

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    If its not a "sex-link cross" you should name them Road-ware [​IMG]
     

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