has anyone evr mixed a buff orpington with a maran?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ihavechickens2, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. ihavechickens2

    ihavechickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was wondering what a buff orpington and a maran mixed would look like? I have a BO hen and blue copper maran rooster and wanted to breed them together!
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it will be cool to find out ! I have a Buff silkie rooster and black australorp hen, the babies are so cute! they are black with little "hats" and feathered feet , Body is smooth. and they have gold necklace around their neck ! I will try to take pictures! by the way they lay light brown eggs.
     
  3. ihavechickens2

    ihavechickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool, please post pics
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]This is half buff silkie and half black australorpe. She lays light brown eggs. same size as silkies eggs. Sorry she does not have a name ! What should I name her?
     
  5. ihavechickens2

    ihavechickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does she lay well? and i dont know but she is very petty
     
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    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes she lays almosts every day! they are light brown same size eggs as silkies!
     
  7. ihavechickens2

    ihavechickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im Going to mix my black astrolurp with my white silkie rooster next spring. I wonder if it will look like that but white were the brown is?
     
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    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know but will that be cool!?? let me know how yours turned out !
     
  9. ihavechickens2

    ihavechickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im sure it will be and will do[​IMG]
     
  10. CarolinesChicks

    CarolinesChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two that look exactly like yours here. They have silkie feet and this same coloring. One seems like it might be a rooster, the other a hen. I can't wait for the eggs. They are so little compared to my Reds and Barred Rock.
     

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