Favorite Cross

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jay262, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Jay262

    Jay262 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have a favorite cross that they like something they have found broods better or lays better or just tend to grow a little faster etc?
     
  2. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
    Planet Earth
    I like Welsummer/EE mixes. Very pretty chickens that lay olive eggs! [​IMG]
     
  3. silky_3699

    silky_3699 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2011
    My Own Realm!!!
    most silkie bantam crosses
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    My favorite cross ever was Zoya. Her father was a brown leghorn x australorp mix and her mother was a cochin silkie mix. She laid maybe a dozen eggs in her first year then went broody and hatched out 2 clutches of chicks that year then laid like crazy the next few years until she became egg bound and died.
     
  5. kinsey228

    kinsey228 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wyandotte/Marans crosses. My 2 are super sweet [​IMG]
     
  6. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    I often cross Sumatra into a few of my layer breeds to make them better at foraging and encourage more broody hens.

    I am also a fan of anything adorable, hence my Serama/Cochin who was fluffy as a cochin and tiny as a serama.
     

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