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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 Songster

    Jul 19, 2011
    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 Songster

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

    chickenz101 Songster

    Jul 19, 2011
    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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