Has anyone cross a buff orp roo, with RIR hens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickadee-23, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. Chickadee-23

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    I have a 3 month old buff orp roo, and I have 2 RIR hens that are 3 months old, i was wanting to breed them, these 3 were the only eggs that hatched out of 6 this past june. Does anyone have any pics of these 2 breeds offspring? If so can u post them thanks!!:)
     
  2. Veer67

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  3. Chickadee-23

    Chickadee-23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, i found some pics that gave me an idea, they only thing both of my RIR is white & red some not sure wht her babys would look like, im find out they in incubator now dont hatch until october 8, im excited :)
     
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    Sorry about the missing words, im on my cell and my right arm is in a sling and its hard to type :(
     
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  5. Bullitt

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    If your hens are white and red they are not Rhode Island Reds. They may be a cross with Rhode Island Red as one parent. Most likely they are some kind of sex-link chickens.
     
  6. Veer67

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    From what you said, if your RIR is red and white she could be a red sex link.
     
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  7. Chickadee-23

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    Ok thanks
     
  8. Chickadee-23

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    They were eggs from these hen my grandpa owns, heres a pic of them [​IMG] he order them all online they were supposed to be RIR chicks, but he has five that are white & red
     
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    The ones in the background look like Rhode Island Reds. The red and white ones look like red sex-link chickens. The hatchery probably through those in for heat when your grandfather ordered Rhode Island Reds.

    A Buff Orpington rooster bred to those hybrid hens will give you a variety of looks. It should be fun to see what comes out of the eggs. :)
     
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  10. Chickadee-23

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    Thank you, im excited to see myself, they hatch october 8 i will post some pics when they hatch & after the grow older :)
     

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