favorite cross?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rocker, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. rocker

    rocker Out Of The Brooder

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    i prefer cross bred animals,to purebred animals,i used to have chickens that were just crosses of anything i could pick up at local farms,my dog is a cross and so arent my cows.just wondering if any of you have a favorite chicken cross and why?
     
  2. KrisRose

    KrisRose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2007
    Davison, MI.
    I really like my ISA Browns. Can't say enough good things about them. Started laying at 4 months, large to xlarge brown eggs, and they are so sweet!! They stand on my feet when I'm trying to garden.
    I have two young pullets that are a PR-BO cross, deep gold color with brown barring on some of their back feathers. Waiting to see how they turn out as hens.
     
  3. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    My favorite cross was Zoya, her dad was a brown leghorn roo x austrolorp hen cross and her mom was a cochin x silkie cross. She was large, had 5 toes, feathered feet, a small crest. She also had a single comb with no points, just a blade. She was black with some gold in the neck. She layed eggs non stop, went broody a few times, was a great mother, and was just a cool chicken. She died last year when she prolapsed. Her daughters from her and a SLW roo are cool looking and lay lots also.
     
  4. Brian

    Brian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm quarter irish, quarter scottish, quarter swedish, and a quarter polish, and I turned out OK!
    Whoooooaaaaa! Snare hit, rimshot, cymbal crash!!!! Where's Ed McMahan when I need him?
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  5. alabama girl

    alabama girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haaaaa, ha, ha, I needed that right now!
     

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