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ever cross buff orpington and jersey giants?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cupman, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking of breeding some chickens but I wasn't sure which breed I wanted to do. Does anyone have any pictures of a buff orpington/jersey giant cross? I would be real curious to see what type of chicken that produced.
     
  2. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not directly crossing those two breeds, but I am crossing a BR x BO rooster with a Jersey Giant hen this year... as soon as we get them hatched I will post pics
     
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    WIll it look like a Reese's Peanut BUtter cup????[​IMG]

    Love my young BO pullets--may consider the Jersey black cross!
     
  4. PowerMom

    PowerMom Out Of The Brooder

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    I may have a buff Jersey giant chick.[​IMG] It is a gorgeous buff color, and twice the size of all the other chicks, so we call her GI-NORMASAUR [​IMG] ( or Eleanor to my daughter). She makes our little silver bantam look puny! All the chicks are only 3 weeks old, and starting to feather........so cute when they try to fly![​IMG]
     
  5. spartacus_63

    spartacus_63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a friend in north GA who crossed a Black Jersey hen with a BO rooster. I saw the results at 9 months and on of the rosters looked like a giant New Hampshire. Very nice looking, very big and very docile. Because of those birds, I now have six Jerseys to breed.
     
  6. jt-007

    jt-007 New Egg

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    did you ever figure out the jg and bo cross?
    I have three jerseys that are starting to lay soon and four buff baby chicks that I haven't determined their sex yet...
    was hoping to find some pics!
     
  7. rreid87

    rreid87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hatched last week,the dark chick's are from JG hen x BO rooster.
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  8. jt-007

    jt-007 New Egg

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    thanks for sharing! those look great, hope you can keep us posted of their maturity with updated pics!
     
  9. Animama

    Animama Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I did. These are from a pen of Jersey and Buff hens with Jersey and Buff roos. Coming on 4 wks old. Some look buff, one little roo is all jersey. Some have amazing lacing. I'm really impressed with the lacing being reversed on diff ones.
     

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