Favorite Cross

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

  1. Jay262

    Jay262 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2009
    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

    Apr 30, 2007
    Deer Park Washington
    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

    Jun 28, 2011
    Chesterville, Maine
    Wyandotte/Marans crosses. My 2 are super sweet [​IMG]
  6. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

    Sep 24, 2010
    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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