Golden Essex! Extinct Breed! But does anyone know about it?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenz101, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. chickenz101

    chickenz101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Created by FN Sorrell from Essex and recreated in 2008.
    The breed was created in the following way:
    Croad Langshan Cock X Rhode Island Red pullets
    Barnvelder Cock X Cross breeds from the previous crossing


    Origin: Essex
    Class: Heavy, soft feather
    Colour: Gold with black lacing and a black tail.
    Comb: Single.
    Eggs: Brown
    Weight, male: 3.7kg
    Weight, female: ?

    I found this but i wondered whether anyone had any pictures or even bred them?
     
  2. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    very interesting [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenz101

    chickenz101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone i know is going to try and breed them and re-introduce them back, as they have the right chickens to make the the 'Golden Essex'
     

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